YLE Fem the Swedish language broadcaster in Finland has told Eurovoix today that they will not be taking part in Junior Eurovision 2014. YLE Fem have run MGP since 2007 when it was first designed to select the Finnish entry for MGP Nordic, the Nordic version of Junior Eurovision, however MGP stopped in 2011 when SVT returned to Junior Eurovision. YLE Fem told us that:
The contest is too big for us to take part
Finland was one of a number of countries who were said to have expressed interest in the contest, we are still awaiting a response from the main Finnish broadcaster YLE.
Source: YLE Fem