YLE the Finnish national broadcaster has confirmed their participation in the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.
Finland will once again be using UMK to select their participant for the contest in May 2017. Submissions for the contest will open at 12am on September 1st and will close on September 5. The rules for the contest remain the same as in previous years.
The organiser of UMK, Annsi Autio said that:
More and more domestic-song writer wants an international career. In addition to them also artists and bands the opportunity to see this UMK and at the Eurovision Song Contest. We look forward to new songs and performances that will be remembered and spoken of for a long time