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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Aksel Kankaanranta would like to represent Finland in 2021

He plans on making indie pop

Aksel Kankaanranta won Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2020, Finland’s national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2020. However, the contest got cancelled and he didn’t get to represent Finland. He has stated in an interview with Helsingin Sanomat that he would like to take part in 2021.

“Everything’s still open”

In the interview he says that while everything is still open, he would like to represent Finland with a new song next year. The European Broadcasting Union has decides that the songs selected for 2020 are not eligible to be used in next year’s contest.

Aksel says that he has plans on working on new music with his record label EMI Capitol. He think he will be making indie pop. He was supposed to represent Finland with the song “Looking Back”.

The producer of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, Anssi Autio, recently told that information about UMK 2021 will come this week.

Would you like to see Aksel Kankaanranta in 2021? Let us know by reacting below or on social media @ESCXTRA!

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Sami Luukela

I started watching Eurovision back in 2006, when I was only 10 and couldn't stay up to see Lordi winning. I attended my first contest in 2013 in Malmรถ and been to all the contests ever since. I'm studying journalism and I love music โ€” you will probably never see me without my headphones on.

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