Finland: YLE releases rules for UMK 2017; national final in February

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YLE, Finninish national broadcaster has released the rules and regulations for the 2017 Finnish Eurovision national selection UMK.

Artists and composers wishing to compete at the 2017 Finnish Eurovision national selection can send in their applications to the Finnish broadcaster from 1-5 September. You can check out the rules for UMK 2017 in English here.

A special jury/committee will be responsible to select the competing candidates/entries after evaluating all the submitted applications.

The names of the lucky hopefuls will be revealed in January whilst the 2017 Finnish national final is scheduled to be held in February.

The 2017 Finnish entry will be selected via a 50/50 jury- televoting deliberation.

The preliminary dates for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest have been set on 16, 18 and 20 May.

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  • MarioVision

    After 2 unfortunate years & non qualifications to the Final in EuroVision,
    its tough for FINLAND.
    Its just bugs me that the Fins tend to choose constantly lame bad songs
    over so much better ones in their NFs.

  • MarioVision

    My all time most favorite song of FINLAND in Esc is ”Lose Control’ of 2009 <3
    Pity that this finlandic entry didn't do good in the Vision of Moscow.

  • MarioVision

    ”NO FEAR” was such amazing song! <3
    The #1 best song in the whole esc season of 2016! <3
    Its from the all time best ever NF songs that I have ever heard in EuroVision! <3
    Pity that this such beautiful song didn't win shockingly in the UMK.
    If THIS song had represented FINLAND in the Second Chance Ogae Vision Contest
    it would get my points! <3
    SAARA AALTO is such pretty hot & sweety girl <3
    Hopefully she will be lucky enough to represent Finland in a future Vision 🙂

  • MarioVision

    ”On It Goes” that got the wild card 4 the contest instead, although also very nice song
    its just my 9th favorite song in the 2nd Chance Ogae Vision (my points)
    Mikael Saari is so handsome hot babe <33

  • MarioVision

    ”Good Enough” was also very good song <3
    2016 was a good year 4 Finland as it had all these great/good songs in the UMK.
    Pity that the winner song that went in Stockholm's Vision was dreadful 🙁

  • MarioVision

    Next spring on 1st March just after Finland’s National Final UMK 4 Ukraine’s Vision of 2017
    Gay Marriage will be legalized nationwide in Finland! 🙂