Tag Archive | 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. 

TEKO 2017: Duel 1 Results!

TEKO 2017: Duel 1 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in duel 1 is closed! See the results of the duel between Finland and Italy!

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!

TEKO 2017: Group 1 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in group 1 is closed! See the results of the group with Austria, Belarus, and Finland!

TEKO 2017: Vote in Group 1!

TEKO 2017: Vote in Group 1!

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

Will UMK Star Saara Aalto Win the UK’s XFactor Tonight?

Former Participants – Last year saw Saara Aalto try to win the right to represent Finland in Eurovision as part of UMK 2016. Unfortunately she lost out to Sandhja. Saara is no quitter however and decided to try her luck in the UK’s XFactor competition instead.