Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät won UMK 15 (Finnish national final) and thus will be representing Finland in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. PKN won the national final with the song Aina Mun Pitää.

The show on YLE TV2 was contested by nine acts and the winner was chosen by tele-voting (90%) and so-called civil jury voting (10%). The jury was made up by children, taxi drivers, LGBT-Community etc.

During the show, the Finnish broadcaster (YLE) confirmed that whatever happens, Finland will participate in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät will fly the Finnish flag in the first semi-final on 19th May, with the aim of following the footsteps of the last two Finnish Eurovision hopefuls, who managed to qualify to the grand final.

Watch PKN’s performance in UMK 15

 

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