UMK 2017 is the sixth edition of UMK. The format of UMK 2017 will be the same as the last five years. The final of UMK will be held in February 2017, and the winner will be chosen by 50/50 televoting/jury.
Competitors who wants to participate in UMK 2017 can apply on YLE's website until 5 September 2016 11:00 CEST.
UMK 2017 submission requirements
- Competitors must be Finnish citizens or have permanent residence in Finland
- Minimum 16 years of age
- Entries must be submitted online in mp3 format
- A video including details of the artist should be sent to the broadcaster in MOV or MP4 format
- Two professional photos of the act should be attached (1 portrait and 1 landscape)
- All social media platforms for the artist should be include
- A DOC, PDF or RTF file of the song lyrics should also be included