Finland – Tonight is the Second Heat of UMK2014 – The Finnish Eurovision 2014 Contest.
Format of the show
There are 12 songs in total in the Finnish selection and tonight the second set of 6 songs are competing for 1 direct place to the Grand Final and 4 places to the Semi Final. 1 act will leave the competition.
The voting lines for tonight’s show have been open since last Monday. The televote will account for 50% of the vote and the 4 member Jury will make up a further 50% of the vote. The Jury members are Aija Puurtinen, Toni Wirtanen, Redrama and Tomi Saarinen – whom we have met in the presentation shows
The six acts tonight competing are :
- MAKEA – “Painovoima”
- Lauri Mikkola – “Going Down”
- Clarissa feat. Josh Standing – “Top of the World”
- Mikko Pohjola – “Sängyn reunalla”
- MadCraft – “Shining Bright”
- Hanna Sky – “Hope”
There is a pre-contest show that begins at 19:30 (CET) and then the live heat is at 20:00 (CET) – Saturday January 18th
We will be covering the show live with our rolling blog – check our site for the link before the show. #JoinUs for some commentary.
Author/Website co-founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : Eurovision Ireland and YLE