Tonight: UMK final in Finland

UMK2015 stage

Some 400 demos were submitted to Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2015. 18 of these were chosen to take part in live shows. Today, three semi-finals later, half of them are still in race and the winner is picked.

In tonight’s show, the winner is chosen by the audience (90%) together with ‘citizen juries’ (10%). These juries consist of eight different groups which are:

  • Kids
  • LGBT people
  • Taxi drivers
  • Songwriters
  • Media
  • Eurovision fans
  • Finland-Swedes
  • Marthas

The finalists are:

  • Shava – Ostarilla
  • Opera Skaala – Heart of light
  • Jouni Aslak – Lions and lambs
  • Satin Circus – Crossroads
  • Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät – Aina mun pitää
  • Norlan El Misionario – No voy a llorar por ti
  • Solju – Hold Your Colours
  • Järjestyshäiriö – Särkyneiden sydänten kulmilla
  • Angelo De Nile – All For Victory

The two-hour live show from Helsinki starts at 20:00 CET and can be watched online here.