Finland

Finland: It’s Saara Aalto for Lisbon!

Finland – In a surprise move, Finnish broadcaster, YLE, has decided to abandon it’s normal selection process for UMK. It has announced that previous UMK entrant and UK XFactor runner-up Saara Aalto, will represent the country in Lisbon and UMK will be used to choose the song.

Finland: Selection by UMK Again

Finland – Finnish broadcaster YLE has confirmed that despite last year’s disappointment and poor results in recent years, it’s going to stick with its selection process Uuden Musiikin Kilpailun (UMK) for another year. The submission period for songs opens on 1st September 2017. 

Eurovision 2017: Results of Semifinal 1

Eurovision 2017 – Tonight we finally saw the first semifinal, with 18 entries participating and 21 countries voting all together chose the 10 finalists! Find out which they are! Comment, discuss and analyze with us!

Tonight: Eurovision 2017 First Semi Final

Eurovision 2017 – Tonight we will finally find out the first ten qualifiers that will join the Big 5 and Ukraine in the Grand Final on Saturday. The anticipation will finally be over. When you sit down to watch it and would like to discuss it, please do so here.

Eurovision 2017 Rehearsals: Day 5

Eurovision 2017 – With two weeks to go to the contest, daily rehearsals start tomorrow and of course the Eurovision Times will do its best to cover them; here’s for the first rehearsals to the first half of semifinal 1: pics and vids will be officially released and we get to discuss, debate, analyze, predict…

Poll: Best Rehearsal of Day One

Poll – Day One of rehearsals is over and the first half of the first semi finalists have shown us a piece of what to expect next Tuesday. Eurovision.tv have shown us 30-40 second clips of the semi finalists on stage so we ask. From these, who had the best rehearsal on day one?

Eurovision 2017 Rehearsals: Day 1

Eurovision 2017 – With two weeks to go to the contest, daily rehearsals start tomorrow and of course the Eurovision Times will do its best to cover them; here’s for the first rehearsals to the first half of semifinal 1: pics and vids will be officially released and we get to discuss, debate, analyze, predict…