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Finland: Meet the 7 acts competing in UMK 2022

Finnish broadcaster YLE has revealed the 7 acts and song titles that will compete in this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu! From today, the songs from the acts will be released one per day at midnight on major streaming services. The winner of UMK 2022 will be selected during the Grand Final on Saturday 26 February and will represent Finland at …

Czechia & Finland: National final dates are set

After a really messed up 2021 season, with news being rather focused on artists be given a second shot, and a lot less about national finals taking place, things are slowly getting back to what it once used to be. Unfortunately no, we’re not talking about life before COVID-19, but at least the Eurovision national final season, which is somewhat …

Pave Maijanen (Finland 1992) dies aged 70

Experienced Finnish musician and performer Pave Maijanen, who represented his homeland in Eurovision 1992 in Malmö with “Yamma, yamma”, has died at the age of 70. Maijanen performed solo and had a well-respected career, as well as being known for performing in various bands throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including Mielikummitus, The Royals, Rock’n’roll Band, Pepe & Paradise, Dingo and …

Finland: No more internal in 2020

Who got the time to think about PED (Post Eurovision Depression)? There is literally things happening all the time in the Eurovision bubble and today Finland showed that. [AdSense-B] While The Netherlands is already preparing for the 2020 contest, then so is all the remaining broadcasters around Europe as well. Yle has today revealed some of their plans for the …

Finland: Darude and Sebastian Rejman release “Superman”

[AdSense-B] Finland’s representatives in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Darude and Sebastian Rejman, have released their second potential entry “Superman”. The track, released alongside a humorous video involving Darude saving the day on numerous occasions, sees a more traditional dance track structure and a slight sample of the harsh synths prominent in Darude’s mega hit “Sandstorm”. #YOU can listen to …

Finland: UMK participants leaked on Spotify

For those who want to avoid spoilers you may wish to avoid reading this article. The eighteen artists set to take part in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2015 (UMK) have had their identities and song titles leaked by Spotify in Finland, six days before the official reveal was expected in a press release on 13th January. The selection features a healthy …