Finland: YLE Announces “UMK 2023” As Eurovision 2023 Selection Process

Finnish broadcaster YLE has confirmed its participation at Eurovision 2023.
As every year in recent years, “UMK” will be the selection process.

The submission window for “UMK 2023” will open on September 1st and will close on September 5th 2022.
That’s why it is recommended to start working on songs in the near future.


UMK” had different formats along the years, let’s go over them quickly:

YearNumber of ArtistsNumber of SongsNumber of Shows
201213135
201312124
201412124
201518184
201618184
201710101
2018131
2019131
2020661
2021771

The broadcaster hinted that “UMK 2023” will be bigger than ever.
Can we expect multiple shows?
Will there be semi-finals?
Or will it just feature more artists on a single show?

In the coming months, we will get an accumulated list of countries that will participate in Eurovision 2023:

Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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