FINLAND CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION AND NF FORMAT
HELSINKI, FINLAND – Finnish national broadcaster confirmed today that the country will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 and that they will use the same format for their national final, meaning that UMK 2015 will be underway very soon. After all Softengine brought the best result for Finland (11th) since their victory back in 2006.
Anssi Autio the Executive Producer for YLE said that: “New Music Competition managed to produce a fresh competition in the Eurovision Song Contest song and Soft Engine Time is now known in many countries. Softengine’s success is a good thing for the new music competition. UMK 2015 search begins, as usual, in the fall.”