Finland: New UMK format presented – Listen to the entries

UMK 2015All 18 Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu participants have been officially presented in today’s press conference. Although the names leaked already last week, the songs and music videos were still unheard and unseen till today. These can be found at yle.fi/umk.

These are competing:

Semi-Final One

  1. Hans on the bass Loveshine
  2. Vilikasper KanthÄänen kantamattomiin
  3. Norlan El MisionarioNo voy a llorar por ti
  4. Pertti Kurikan NimipäivätAina mun pitää
  5. Pihka Ja Myrsky Sydän ei nuku
  6. Satin CircusCrossroads

Semi-Final Two

  1. Jouni AslakLions and lambs
  2. EeverestLove it all away
  3. Otto IvarTruth or dare
  4. Opera SkaalaHeart of light
  5. ShavaOstarilla
  6. SiruMustelmat

Semi-Final Three

  1. Aikuinen Kyynelten Iahti
  2. Ida BoisKumbaya
  3. JärjestyshäiriöSärkyneiden sydänten kulmilla
  4. Angelo De NileAll for victory
  5. Heidi Pakarinen Bon voyage
  6. SoljuHold your colours

The exact format of the revamped Finnish pre-selection was explained by Yle. The contest consists of four shows. Three semi-finals feature 6 participants each and 3 of them qualify for the final. The final will therefore see 9 contestants. The final will take place on the 28th of February. The semi-finals take place on the 7th, 14th and 21st of February.

Journalist, tv-hostess Rakel Liekki and singer, actor Roope Salminen are the new hosts.

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