Finland – National broadcaster, YLE, has uploaded the videos of all entries in this year’s UMK competition which will decide Finland’s representative in Kyiv. You can watch the videos here. A preview show will take place on December 31st and a panel made up of Jaana Pelkonen (host of Eurovision 2007), Eini (UMK16 finalist), Tuija Pehkonen (radio and tv host) and singer Suvi Aalto will decide their favourites.
The UMK17 final will be held in Espoo, just outside Helsinki on 28th January 2017 at the Metro Arena. It will be hosted by Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013) and the interval act will be Norwegian pop duo Marcus & Martinus who won Melodi Grand Prix Junior in 2012.