Finnish broadcaster YLE has revealed the stage design for UMK 2021, which is set to take place on February 20 2021. The stage was designed by Ari Levelä.
The 7 participating acts are:
- Laura – ‘Play’
- Ilta – ‘Kelle mä soitan’
- Oskr – ‘Lie’
- Teflon Brothers X Pandora – ‘I Love You’
- Aksel – ‘Hurt’
- Danny – ‘Sinä päivänä kun kaikki rakastaa mua’
- Blind Channel – ‘Dark Side’
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.
Photo credit: YLE