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Finland: Darude and Sebastian Rejman to take part in Tel Aviv!

YLE has this year decided to go with the same approach as last year, by selecting an artist who will perform 3 songs, whereas the the song to represent Finland will in selected by both a jury and televote. The approach worked last year, but barely. In 2018, Saara Aalto was selected to represent Finland in Lisbon, after her huge …

Finland to make UMK announcement on January 29th

Finland will seemingly continue down the route of internally selecting an artist in 2019, with YLE confirming the reveal of the Finnish artist(s) will take place on Tuesday 29th January. Confirming the news in a Tweet, the Finnish broadcaster responsible for the country’s entry for Eurovision has reaffirmed that Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will still be held on Saturday 2nd March, …

Finland in Eurovision: All songs from 1961-2018 – Reaction

Matt is reviewing all songs from Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Even though they only have one victory under the belt, Finland in Eurovision has quite a long history, or as some people refer to it, the country of Lordi. Finland debuted at Eurovision in 1961 and has participated 52 times since its debut in 1961. They won the contest for the …

Lisbon LIVE – (FYR) Macedonia, Croatia, Austria, Greece, Finland reviews (Day 5)

Yesterday evening we saw five more countries rehearse for the second time. Did #YOU miss the rehearsals of (FYR) Macedonia, Croatia, Austria, Greece and Finland? Have no worries, as #YOU can catch up on our live stream from yesterday and also get all of the details from these rehearsals? (FYR) MACEDONIA – Eye Cue – Lost and Found Macedonia’s second …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

The ESC United “Expert” Panel 2018 – Finland

It’s almost time to review one of the most anticipate artists of the year in Finland’s Saara Aalto, but let’s turn our attention back to the United Kingdom for a moment. What did #YOU think of the British entry “Storm”? QwaarJet (Forum) – “A solid, anthemic pop song with a likeable, charismatic and powerful performer. I would say it’s the …

Reaction Video: Did Saara Aalto made the right decision with Monsters?

As previously reported, Saara Aalto is going to perform Monsters in Lisbon, Portugal at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Both the juries and televoters believed this to be the strongest song. As always, our Reaction Video to the results is up. Matt is watching UMK18 judging all three performances, pick his favorite and react to the results. Are we giving …

Finland: Saara Aalto Will Bring Her “Monsters” To Lisbon

She first came onto the Eurovision radar back in 2011, and then once more in 2016. Both times she finished as the runner-up, and just missed out on representing Finland. Then she became a big phenomenon after participating in the British version of X Factor, where she yet again finished as the runner-up. Becoming a bigger and bigger name, she …

These are YOUR choices for Lisbon for tonight!

Earlier, we asked for your opinions on the five finals that are taking place across Europe this evening, and it was pretty conclusive in each final! Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Poland and San Marino will all choose their song for 2018 tonight in various national selection shows, and we asked #YOU to vote for your favourite in each selection. Here’s who …

TONIGHT: Five songs selected for Lisbon!

Tonight sees another very busy night in the Eurovision world as another storming Super Saturday rolls into town! Five countries will decide their entries for Lisbon, with semi-finals taking place in Lithuania and Sweden also. We have all of the information #YOU need for tonight, so don’t panic as we won’t let #YOU miss a thing! ESTONIA – Eesti Laul …

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