Finland sends Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät to Eurovision 2015!
After the final of Finnish UMK 2015 aired tonight, the Finnish people have found their winner and representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015: Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät and the song “Aina mun pitää.”
- Shava – Ostarilla
- Satin Circus – Crossroads
- Solju – Hold Your Colours
- Järjestyshäiriö – Särkyneiden sydänten kulmilla
- Norlan El Misionario – No Voy A Ilorar Por Ti
- Opera Skaala – Heart of Light
- Jouni Aslak – Lions and Lambs
- Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät – Aina mun pitää
- Angelo De Nile – All for Victory
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät have been hot favorites to win the competition since their semi-final. The band has achieved international attention prior to their UMK victory, being featured in publications such as The Guardian, writing about how the learning disabled band could bring even more diversity to the big show in Vienna, following the victory of a bearded lady last year.
Finland will compete in the first half of the first semi-final in Vienna.