Finland – Finnish broadcaster, YLE, has today made available snippets of the 18 Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu participants. The release of the official preview videos will take place on 12th January at 11.00 (CET). Each snippet features an instrumental part of the song, some lyrics and an outline figure of the artist. It would appear that there are 3 duos, 1 band, 2 trios and 12 solo artists (5 men and 7 women). 4 appear to be in Finnish, 14 in English.
Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013) and Roope Salminen will be the presenters for this year’s Finnish national selection.
The dates for UMK are as follows:
- 06/02/15 Semi-final 1
- 13/02/15 Semi-final 2
- 20/02/15 Semi-final 3
- 27/02/15 Grand final