Finnish broadcaster YLE has announced that last year’s UMK fan-favourite Erika Vikman will perform at the opening act of next Saturday’s UMK show. Last year Erika Vikman finished second with her song ‘Cicciolina‘.
It has also been announced Erika will be keeping company on the live chat before the show starts.
Next Saturday Finland will select it’s Eurovision representative, the line-up is as follows:
- Teflon Brothers x Pandora – I Love You
- Aksel – Hurt
- Laura – Play
- Danny – Sinä päivänä kun kaikki rakastaa mua
- OSKR – Lie
- Blind Channel – Dark Side
- Ilta – Kelle mä soitan
Finland at Eurovision
Finland’s Eurovision history dates back to 1961 when they first debuted in the contest, and they have taken part in 53 editions ever since. Finland has come last in the contest 11, with the latest being in 2019, with Look Away by Darude ft. Sebastian Rejman. In 2006, however band Lordi won the contest with Hard Rock Hallelujah, which brought the contest to Helsinki in 2007. Finland’s most memorable entries include Leave Me Alone by Hanna Pakarinen Marry Me by Krista Sigfrieds, Blackbird by Norma John and Monsters by Saara Aalto. Aksel was chosen to fly the Finnish flag at Eurovision 2020, but the contest was cancelled.
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