Inscription UMK 2017 ‘ open ‘

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The Finnish broadcaster YLE has opened tenders for the Finnish national final yesterday for next year. Interested parties must to some rules and quick.

In addition to the normal rules (minimum 16 years old, songs of up to three minutes), the YLE still some other requirements to participate in the Finnish preliminary round. So at least one of the text writers and at least one of the performers the Finnish nationality. Songs should not be sent to other European preliminary rounds, but on the other hand, there may be more than six people during the national finals at the same time on stage, what the limit is at the Eurovision Song Contest.

A lot of time to think is not there for the artists who want to represent Finland in Ukraine next year. Monday, 5 september, now is the deadline for all entries. In a short film call Mr. Lordi from 2006 and Krista Siegfrids from 2013 for all songwriters and singers to send in their songs:

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The final of the sixth edition of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu or ‘ the new music contest “ will be held in February next year. It is known that a mix of televoting and jury vote will indicate the winner, but about the arrival of preliminary rounds prior to the actual national final is still lack of clarity.

The northern European Finland obtained for the last the final in 2014 thanks to the Group Softengine. Sandhja (photo: EBU) remained in Stockholm stuck in her semi-final. The country debuted in 1961 and finished only once in the top 5 of the classification, and then immediately the first: Lordi won the Eurovision song contest 2006 with Hard Rock Hallelujah.