Finland

Eurovision 2017: Spotlight on Norma John (Finland)

Finland – Finland have failed to qualify these past two years with Sandhja (2016) and PKN (2015) both failing at the Semi Finals. This year duo Norma John will be hoping to take Finland back into the final with “Blackbird”, a song chosen by the public

TEKO 2017: Duel 1!

TEKO 2017: Duel 1!

TEKO 2017 – It’s time to vote in duel 1 of TEKO 2017; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2017. Today, you can start voting in the duel between Finland and Italy!

London Eurovision Party: Live from the Press Event

London Eurovision Party – The press event for tonight’s Eurovision in London is well underway with several artists mingling with the gathered press delegates. We’ll bring you some interviews soon, but in the mean time here’s some photos of the day… 

Finland: National Final UMK Tonight

Finland – In the second National Final of he weekend, Finland will be the nation deciding their Eurovision Entry tonight with Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu. Ten acts will be singing for the public and an international jury vote with the winner heading to Kyiv.

Finland: Online National Poll Shows My First Band in the Lead

Finland – After the big reveal last week of the UMK finalists, Finns have been voting in various polls for their favourite entry on initial hearing. One of the country’s leading newspapers. Iltalehti, and the 6th most popular website in the country in 2015, is running a poll…

Finland: UMK Finalists Revealed!

Finland – National broadcaster YLE has revealed this year’s 10 finalists in the Uuden Musiikin Kilpail (UMK) national selection contest. Check out who will battle it out to become Finland’s representative in Kyiv in May 2017. 

Finland: Apply for UMK This Week!

Finland – Finnish broadcaster, YLE, has called for entries for this year’s UMK contest. The winner of UMK will represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine next May.