On this Super Saturday evening, Finland will be one of the 5 countries to select their entries this evening in the final of their national selection, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016. Which of tonight’s 9 finalists will go on to represent Finland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest?
Over the last 3 weeks, 3 semi-final shows took place which saw 18 acts in total bidding for a place in the final of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK) 2016. With 3 acts qualifying from each semi-final, a total of 9 finalists will compete in tonight’s show in a bid to represent Finland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
Tonight’s winner will be decided via a combination of jury and public votes, the public votes consisting of televoting, SMS voting and online voting.
How to watch
UMK 2016 airs at 21:00 local time (20:00 CET) on the following channels:
- Saara Aalto – No fear
- Stella Christine – Ain’t got time for boys
- Eini – Draamaa
- Cristal Snow – Love is blind
- Annica Milán & Kimmo Blom – Good enough
- Mikael Saari – On it goes
- Tuuli Okkonen – Don’t wake me up
- Barbe-Q-Barbies – Let me out
- Sandhja – Sing it away
According to ESCToday’s Finnish National Chart which took place before the first semi-final of the selection, Annica Milán & Kimmo Blom are the favourite to win tonight’s show. Who’s your favourite finalist of the Finnish national selection?