The second presentation show of two will air tonight in Finland. Six acts meet the judging panel for the first time. The live performances from the show are already available to watch online, see links below.
In these two recorded shows the 12 acts meet the judges for the first time, perform the demo versions of their songs to them and listen to the judges’ comments.
How to watch (Thursday 10 January)
Live on YLE TV2 and YLE HD at 20.00 CET (21.00 local time) and at 21.00 CET on TV Finland (cable and satellite)
Webcast on YLE Areena (available worldwide)
Advance viewing on YLE Areena (available in Finland only)
Participants (click on the song title to see the demo performance in full):
- Atlético Kumpula – Paperilyhty (Paper lantern)
- Elina Orkoneva – He’s not my man
- Lucy Was Driving – Dancing all around the universe
- Ilari Hämäläinen – Sytytä mut vaan (Just light me up)
- Diandra Flores – Colliding into you
- Arion – Lost in the woods
The new studio versions of the 12 Finnish songs were premiered on radio on New Year’s Day, and some are available on YouTube. The new versions will be performed live on the next two Thursdays, and then the voting element will be added to the contest. The new versions will also be available on Spotify and download shops from tomorrow, Friday 11 January.
The CD with all the 12 entries will be released on 18 January.