Different participant countries will be host their national final tonight. Be careful, it might cause dizziness!


Today is very important for┬áUkrainian, ┬áSwedish, Finn, and┬áIcelandic fans. Because it’s first time ┬áto take a step for making┬áa decision about their entry.

I will give some information about them in following sections:

Ukraine 18:00 (CET)

Ukranian fans have this thrill after one year break. The first semi-final in Kyiv will start tonight at 18:00 CET and will be broadcast live on UA:Pershyi and STB. From each semi-final only three candidates will qualify for the final. The finalists will be selected by a combine tele and jury voting, and each fans can only vote for one time.



The participants for the first semi final : 

  1. Jamala┬á– 1944
  2. The Hardkiss┬á– Helpless
  3. Brunettes Shoot Blondes┬á–┬áEvery Monday
  4. Svitlana Tarabarova┬á– Never Again
  5. Vladislav Kurasov┬á–┬áI’m Insane
  6. Aida Nikolajchuk┬á– Inner Power
  7. L├ąvika┬á– Hold Me
  8. Tonya Matvienko┬á– Tin Whistle
  9. Anastasia Prykhodko┬á– I am Free Now 

Click here to watch !

Sweden –┬á20:00 (CET)


Melodifestivalen starts tonight! Doubtless, it’s the most┬áwatched national final. The six artists will compete to take chance for other shows. As you know, ┬á┬áAnna Book’s song┬áwas disqualified because of a breach of the rule that state that songs cannot have been published before September 2015. Although┬áit will not compete, Anna will perform her song in the show.



  1. Samir & Viktor – Bada nakna
  2. Pernilla AnderssonMitt guld
  3. Mimi WernerAinÔÇÖt No Good
  4. Albin & Mattias Andr├ęassonRik
  5. Robin BengtssonConstellation Price
  6. Ace WilderDonÔÇÖt Worry

The top two songs in the semi-final will qualify for the final on the 12th of March. The third and fourth placed songs will go to the second chance round Andra Chansen.

You can watch the show here.


Finland –┬á20:00 (CET)

The first semi final of UMK will take place tonight in Helsinki, and it is Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016:n 1. Karsinnan osallistujatgonna be hosted by Krista Siegfrids and Roope Salminen. As you know from previous years, only the top 3 can perfom at the final of UMK the 27th of February.


  • Saara Aalto – No Fear
  • Mikko Herranen – Evil Tone
  • Stella Christine – AinÔÇÖt Got Time for Boys
  • Eini – Draamaa
  • ClemSO – Thief
  • P├Ą├Ą-├äij├Ąt – Shamppanjataivas

You can watch the first semi final via this website.


Iceland – 21.00 (CET)


The six artists will perform in the first semi final of┬áS├Ângvakeppnin, and only three ones can only go to final directly. The remaining three songs can still get a wildcard according to the semi finals’ results. ┬áAnd this amazing show will be hosted by┬áRagnhildur Steinunn J├│nsd├│ttir & Gu├░r├║n D├şs Emilsd├│ttir.



  • The Band Eva – ├ëg s├ę ├żig
  • Ing├│lfur ├×├│rarinsson – F├ít├Žkur n├ímsma├░ur
  • Hj├Ârtur Traustason &┬áErna Hr├Ânn ├ôlafsd├│ttir – Hugur minn er
  • Sigga Eyr├║n – Kreis├ş
  • Karlotta Sigur├░ard├│ttir – ├ôst├Â├░vandi
  • Greta Sal├│me – Raddirnar

This link is avaible to watch the first semi final.