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2017 Review: Finland (+ UMK2017 Review)

Ahh, yes, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, one of the best Lunar New Year’s presents this year outside of red envelope money…  (Kiitos, YLE!)

Finland’s national final as of 2012 has been my favorite national final since I started watching NFs seriously in 2014, primarily because a) I get access to the songs on YouTube a month before the national final starts and have some time to process the entries, b) UMK in recent years is pretty similar to Melodifestivalen (which I also really like) in production terms but I don’t have to download an app to watch the show, c) there’s actually some variety in song genres so it doesn’t sound like… 2.119 kata lagi


SELECTION SEASON 2017 | You Decide in the UK + UMK!

Hello there, you stunning creatures! No, I haven’t dived off the deep end (yet). It’s just that, well…didn’t you know that when One Direction sang ‘that’s what makes you beautiful’, they were talking about obsessing over Eurovision? 1.938 kata lagi

National Finals

Eurovision Guide: What to watch this weekend!

As the Eurovision schedule gets busier and busier, it can be hard to keep up with what’s happening, and what we should watch. Over this weekend, two nations will be deciding their Eurovision 2017 act, and two others continuing with their national final processes. 861 kata lagi


THE KOUNTDOWN TO KYIV | The countries I don’t trust to make the right choices this NF season (a.k.a. Jaz gets way too judgmental!)

Believe it or not, Eurovision’s next national final season is about to begin. THE FEELS!

Sure, Festivali I Këngës was our early Christmas present, and Hungary and Lithuania have kicked off the heat stages of their selections already (Lithuania really should have started theirs in September if they wanted to be sure of a pre-ESC finish). 1.922 kata lagi

National Finals

UMK 2017: Our Reactions to the 10 finalists

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. 2.687 kata lagi


#FINLAND - Who will win UMK 2017? BETTING ODDS

Yesterday all the videos from UMK 2017 were published on the UMK official youtube channel and the odds bookmakers are giving us show an early favourite to win. 31 kata lagi

Eurovision Song Contest

#FINLAND - Which is your favourite video from UMK 2017? # POLL!

Yesterday (December 28th) YLE — the national broadcaster for Finland — released the music videos from the ten artists  that will compete to represent the Nordic nation at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv. 97 kata lagi

Eurovision Song Contest