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🇫🇮 Submissions for UMK 2021 to open on September 1

The Finnish selection is due to take place in February 2021

After the success of this year’s UMK, it was announced that the selection will return once again in 2021. Finnish broadcaster YLE has now that interested artists are now able to submit their entries from September 1. It’s also been announced that Yle’s collaboration with Ylex will continue once again, after the success of this year’s contest.

More information released

Interested artists are able to submit their entries for UMK21 at from September 1 until September 7. The rules for next year’s competition have also been released and you are able to read them in Finnish, Swedish and English.

It’s also been confirmed that the finalists for UMK 2021 will be revealed in January 2021.

Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest

In 2020, Aksel won this year’s edition of ‘UMK’ with his song ‘Looking Back’ which was written by Joonas Angeria, Whitney Phillips, Connor McDonough, Riley McDonough, and Toby McDonough, and was set to participate in the second half of the second semi-final until its cancellation.

Despite the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Aksel has confirmed his intention of submitting a song to the 2021 edition of the competition.

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Tim Jumawan

I started watching Eurovision ever since I moved to the UK in 2006, obsessed since 2012 and haven't looked back since.

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