After months of waiting, Finnish broadcaster YLE has announced the 7 acts in the running to become Blind Channels successor! Over the coming days, a song will be revealed each day. The final of UMK 2022 will is set to be held on 26 February.
UMK 2022 participants
- Cyan kicks- Hurricane: 13/01
- Bess- Ram pam pam: 14/01
- The Rasmus- Jezebel: 17/01
- Younghearted- Sun numero: 18/01
- Olivera- Thank God I’m An Atheist: 19/01
- Tommi Läntinen- Elämä kantaa mua: 20/01
- Isaac sene- Kuuma jäbä: 21/01
Finland in 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. Last year, Violent-pop sensation Blind Channel Finished in sixth place in Rotterdam.