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Finland: Behm To Perform At UMK 2020 Final

YLE has announced that Behm will be guest performing at the Grand Final of UMK 2020 on March 7.

Behm who is behind the biggest hit on Finnish radio this winter, will be performing in the final of UMK 2020. The singer who was named as the most promising new artist on the YleX Breakthrough List for 2020 will be making her first television performance. She commented:

It’s wonderful that “Hei rakas” is getting his worthy debut.

The six artists competing in UMK 2020 are:

  • Tika – I Let My Heart Break
  • Erika Vikman – Cicciolina
  • Aksel Kankaanranta – Looking Back
  • F3M – Bananas
  • Sansa – Lover View
  • Catharina Zühlke – Eternity

Hosting the show once again will be Krista Siegfrids, who represented Finland at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with her song “Marry Me”. Since then, she has participated in Sweden’s selection show Melodifestivalen two times, and has hosted UMK every year since 2016.

Source: YLE

Finland first participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961, they debuted alongside Spain and Yugoslavia. Finland has finished last in the contest on 10 occasions and has received ‘nul points’ three times. It wasn’t until 2006 that Finland won the Eurovision Song Contest. Lordi represented the country in Athens with the song “Hard Rock Hallelujah” scoring 292 points, a record total at the time.

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