Finland – Finnish broadcaster YLE today revealed the 12 songs in full version and the first 6 entries live that will take part in the national final Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu. A series of programmes started on the 27th of December, starting with the presentation of all finalists. Now, two shows on the 3rd and 10th of January at 21:00 hours (20:00 CET) on YLE TV2 will show them singing their Eurovision songs. Discover them singing live for the jury!So in preparation for the first show, to be aired on the 3rd of January, you can already watch the 6 live presentations to the juries.
The finalists are (the first six are for the second show)
- Arion – Lost in the Woods (Iivo Kaipainen)
- Atlético Kumpula – Paperilyhty (Paper Lantern) (Kyösti Salokorpi)
- Diandra – Colliding Into You (Patrick Sarin/ Leri Leskinen/ Sharon Vaughn)
- Ilari Hämäläinen – Sytytä mut vaan (Just set me on fire) (Ilari Hämäläinen)
- Elina Orkoneva – He’s Not My Man (Elina Orkoneva)
- Lucy Was Driving – Dancing All Around the Universe (Lucy Was Driving/ Otso Koskelo)
- Great Wide North – Flags (Kaj Kiviniemi/ Mika Kiviniemi)
- Krista Siegfrids – Marry Me (Krista Siegfrids/ Erik Nyholm/ Kristofer Karlsson/ Jessika Lundström)
- Last Panda – Saturday Night Forever (Henry Tikkanen/ Aapo Immonen)
- Mikael Saari – We Should Be Through (Mikael Saari)
- Rautakoura – Ilmalaivalla (On board a plane) (Lauri Häme)
- Iina Salin – Last Night (Iina Salin/ Tommi Gröhn)
You can listen to all 12 songs in final versions on this youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/2013EurovisionMalmo/videos?view=0&flow=grid
Stay tune for the next 6 presentations next week! Two live qualification heats will be broadcast on the 17th and 24th of January, and the semi-final to be held on the 31st of January at 21:00 hours (20:00 CET) from The Circus, Helsinki. The grand final will be held on the 9th of February also at 21:00 hours (20:00 CET) at the Barona Arena in Espoo. The jury includes Aija Puurtinen, Redrama, Toni Wirtanen and Tomi Saarinen.