Finland: The running order of UMK 2022!

Finnish broadcaster YLE announced today the running order of the finnish national final for Eurovision 2022, UMK 2022.

The running order is as follows:

  1. The Rasmus – Jezebel
  2. Isaac Sene – Kuuma Jäbä
  3. Olivera – Thank God I’m An Atheist
  4. BESS – Ram pam pam
  5. Younghearted – Sun numero
  6. Cyan Kicks – Hurricane
  7. Tommi Läntinen – Elämä kantaa mua

The big favorite for the win according to the odds, The Rasmus, are the ones opening the show, while the one to close it is Tommi Läntinen.

We remind you that UMK 2022 will be held on Saturday, February 26th, at 20:00 CET!

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Finland: Interview with Cyan Kicks | The right time for Eurovision and “Hurricane”! (Video)

Following their selection for this year’s national final in Finland, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2022, Cyan Kicks talk exclusively to EurovisionFun, Apostolos Bogiannos and Apostolis Matamis.

Cyan Kicks are among the seven finalists in Finland‘s national final for Eurovision 2022, and will try to represent their country with the song “Hurricane”.

We had been thinking about participating in UMK for four years but we never felt confident about it. This year we felt stronger since we have already released several songs. We have long wanted to write a song that would push us far as a band and as individuals and that’s how Hurricane came about. It happened completely naturally. We are very proud of it.

Regarding the stage presentation of the song in the national final, they state that:

We can’t say much. All we can say is that something very special and magical is going to happen that you are definitely not expecting. Something you don’t expect to see from a rock band. It will be a surprise!

Even though they like all the songs from UMK 2022, they like more the ones by Bess and Isaac Sene.

Their favourite Finnish entry is that of Lordi (2006), while from the competition in general they single out Loreen (Sweden 2012) and ABBA (Sweden 1974).

Just before the end of the interview, Cyan Kicks shared with us an acapella part of their participation.

Watch the full exclusive interview of Cyan Kicks in the video below:

Listen to “Hurricane”, Cyan Kicks‘ participation in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2022!

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Finland: Listen to the first song of UMK 2022!

The first song of UMK, the finnish national final for Eurovision 2022, has just been released.

The song is called Hurricane by alt-rock sensation Cyan Kicks and you can listen to it here:

Cyan Kicks is an alt-rock band with electronic elements based in Helsinki. Their first single Feathers was released in 2017 and, after six more singles which managed to already make them well-known, they released their first album I Don’t Love You in 2019, while their second album Not Your Kind was released in 2021.

We remind you that the artists competing for the finnish representation are the following seven:

  • Cyan Kicks
  • BESS
  • The Rasmus
  • Younghearted
  • Olivera
  • Tommi Läntinen
  • Isaac Sene

The UMK grand final will take place on Saturday, 26 February, 20:00 CET and will be broadcast on Yle TV1, Yle Areena and Yle radio channels.

Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all news regarding UMK and the finnish representative for Eurovision 2022!