Finland: These are the clues for the second competing artist of UMK 2023!

Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu’s official Instagram account, gave away the clues for the second artist that is taking part in this year’s Finnish national final!

The second artist’s clues are:

  • He/She started his/her career in a young age
  • He/She is capable of creating emotions
  • He/She has something in common with the host of UMK (Samu Haber)


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The first speculations, want that artist to be Robin Packalen, who seems to meet these conditions. Robin is 24 years old and he is a Finnish singer who started his career in Finnish pop as a teenager. During the course of his career, Robin has won many awards for his albums and singles, which have sold more than 370.000 copies. This automatically puts him in the list of the 70 Finnish artists with the most sales of all time!

Robin Packalen has perfromed many times with Samu Haber, having also done a tour together.

We remind you that the songs of UMK are going to be released fro January 12 to 20one each day, while the competing artists will be announced in January 11, while the final of UMK will be broadcasted live from Turku, in February 25.

The last winner of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu and Finland’s representative in Eurovision 2022 were The Rasmus with the song “Jezebel” and ended up in 21th place with 38 points:

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Finnish participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, in Liverpool!

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