UMK may move to a larger arena in 2024

UMK may move to a larger arena in 2024

The¬†UMK 2023 took place less than a week ago, but next year’s edition of¬†Finland’s selection for the¬†Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) is already been discussed. Ville Vil√©n, director of creative content at broadcaster Yle, revealed to Turun Sanomat that the move from Logomo to a larger arena is being considered:¬†‚ÄúThe popularity has grown to such proportions […]

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 Finland takes K√§√§rij√§ and the song ‘Cha Cha Cha’ to the Eurovision 2023

Finland takes K√§√§rij√§ and the song ‘Cha Cha Cha’ to the Eurovision 2023

K√§√§rij√§ was elected to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest¬†(ESC)¬†2023, with the song Cha Cha Cha. The UMK, the country’s national selection, took place this Saturday in Logomo. There were seven contestants: Robin Packalen was the first on stage and the Portion Boys were the last. Three guests also performed: Bess opened the show […]

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 Members of the international jury for Finland’s selection for Eurovision 2023 announced

Members of the international jury for Finland’s selection for Eurovision 2023 announced

There are seven countries represented in the¬†UMK 2023 international jury.¬†Finland’s selection for the¬†Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will take place tomorrow in Logomo, in Turku. The broadcaster Yle revealed the members of the international jury:¬†Australia,¬†Germany,¬†Poland,¬†Spain, United Kingdom,¬†Sweden and Ukraine¬†‚Äď whose spokeperson will be the TV host Timur Miroshnychenko. The international jury is worth 25 percent of […]

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 Running order and more details about UMK 2023 revealed

Running order and more details about UMK 2023 revealed

More details were revealed about the UMK 2023, which on February 25th will elect the representative of¬†Finland¬†at the¬†Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). The broadcaster Yle announced the running order, with Robin Packalen taking the stage first. Portion Boys will be the last of the seven participants to perform. The show will be commentated in eight languages, […]

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 VIDEOS: Last two songs of the UMK 2023 released

VIDEOS: Last two songs of the UMK 2023 released

All of the competing songs at the UMK 2023 are already known.¬†This is Finland’s selection for the¬†Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). Last Wednesday, KUMMAA’s song was released:¬†Ylivoimainen. The music and the lyrics are by Johannes Brotherus, Jonttu Luhtavaara, Aarni Soivio and Jonas Olsson. Next day,¬†Samaa taivasta katsotaan, the song by¬†Portion Boys, was released. The music and […]

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 VIDEO: K√§√§rij√§ competes at UMK 2023 with the song ‘Cha Cha Cha’

VIDEO: K√§√§rij√§ competes at UMK 2023 with the song ‘Cha Cha Cha’

This Tuesday one more song of the¬†UMK 2023 was released. This is¬†Finland’s selection for the¬†Eurovision Song Contest¬†(ESC). This time,¬†K√§√§rij√§’s entry was revealed:¬†Cha Cha Cha. This is only the second song so far featuring the Finnish language. The music and lyrics are by Jere P√∂yh√∂nen, Johannes Naukkarinen, Aleksi Nurmi and Jukka Sorsa. There are only two […]

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 Samu Haber will host the UMK 2023

Samu Haber will host the UMK 2023

Samu Haber will be the host of the¬†UMK 2023. This is the event that serves as¬†Finland’s selection for the¬†Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) and it’s scheduled for February 25th. Singer and songwriter, Samu Haber was part of Sunrise Avenue with success for 20 years, before launching his solo career. The debut album, Pelastetaan Maailma, was released […]

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 UMK elects Finland’s representative at Eurovision 2023 on 25 February; songs to be released in January

UMK elects Finland’s representative at Eurovision 2023 on 25 February; songs to be released in January

Finland’s representative at the¬†Eurovision Song Contest¬†(ESC)¬†2023 will be selected on¬†February 25, in the next edition of the¬†Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK). The details about the Finnish event were revealed this Tuesday, exactly four months before. The¬†tickets are already on sale, in this link. Before the grand final, the seven competing songs will be released in January: […]

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