FINLAND – YLE received 278 songs for UMK 2021. Finnish national broadcaster promises a versatile lineup as the show has attracted both new and upcoming acts, as well as established artists.
Seven acts have been selected and the announcement will take place on January 19.
YLEX’s music manager Tapio Hakanen (responsible for the selection of the songs) praises for the applicants, saying:
“The level of the songs and artists was incredibly strong and I am confident that we have to come in the spring of 2021 the toughest UMK of all time. I’m really happy and grateful to each and every musician who sent a song to YLE.”
The final of UMK 2021 will be held on 20 February 2021 at a television studio in Tampere.