Yle has today confirmed in its press release that the pre-selection jury has now chosen the contestants, competing in the Finnish pre-selection 2015. These artists will be announced in January and the live shows begin in February. National final is expected to take place in March.
How many demos were submitted hasn’t been revealed. Also the format of the revamped UMK is still unclear. What is known is that all the shows will be live and the jury panel no longer exists.