With the first national finals starting to take place, songs are starting to trickle out across Europe as countries start to prepare for the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv. The first national final to do so was Finland who in November, revealed all 10 songs competing in the scaled back national final to be held in the Espoo Metro Arena on January 28th. Continue reading UMK 2017: Our Reactions to the 10 finalists
Welcome back to the ESC Views’ Pre-Contest Vote 2015! If you are unfamiliar with what this involves, do go ahead and click this link to take you to the ‘Launch Page’ of the competition. As more and more of these articles are written, they will be added to this page, so you can navigate between each country as you so wish. Continue reading Pre-Contest Vote 2015: Finland
Finland always seems to like something a bit different. This year, they pulled out all the stops in their bid for Eurovision glory… opera, teen-pop, bhangra, reggae… you name it, it probably featured during tonight’s hotly-anticipated UMK national final from Helsinki, hosted by Rakel Liekki and Roope Salminen. Continue reading Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät to represent Finland in Vienna!