registrations for 2018 already opened
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The Finns leave no grass grow: the day after their preliminary round for Eurovision 2017, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, the quest for suitable songs and artists for 2018 already (partly) opened.
To 28 February this year artists and composers to register. That they should separate. There is specifically searched for artists who are without a song subscribe, or composers with a song without the artist in mind. After the expiry of the deadline the broadcaster YLE will seek out the best combinations for UMK 2018.
In the autumn of this year, there is still a ‘ regular ‘ open enrollment in which artists and their songs together. As in the previous years the artists and at least one of the script writers the Finnish nationality or officially live in Finland. Further details about the concept of the preliminary round of next year were not yet released, nor how many artists and songs from both separate subscriptions will end up in the national final.
Interested people who want to be the successors of Norma John can visit the official website of UMKFinnish.