Blind Channel won UMK last night and everyone could witness the absolute landslide in Finland The runner-up Teflon Brothers x Pandora collected 150 televote points against 479 for the metal band from Oulu After some calculations it turned out that that blind channel received 54% of all televotes

Uuden Musikiin Kilpailu had a vote yesterday evening that consisted of 25% international juries and 75% televote. There was a total of 882 points to be awarded in the televote segment.The Finnish public showed a clear preference for one of the competing acts, you can say

After the international juries had voted, Blind Channel was already at the top with 72 points. It was the surprise of the evening to follow. Oskr and Aksel from last year with 62 and 56 points. Two-time Eurovision participant Laura was on the last Place after collecting two points from Spain and Poland

The televote segment was created proportionally, which means that the percentage of votes is calculated in points.Host Antti Tuisku announced the points from last place He started with Laura who received 9 points, and at the end of the voting he revealed Blind Monsters Monster score of 479, which turned out to be 54.3% of the vote. Teflon Brother x Pandora received 150 points – 17% of the total votes. The only other act that scored more than 100 points was Ilta, whose ballad “Kelle Mä Soitan” Earned 101 points or 11.5% of the vote

The band Blind Channel will now represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. There they will perform the song “Dark Side”. We talked to them about their song and the upcoming participation in UMK, where they told us that their song “100% Blind Channel” is You can see the interview by clicking here

“Dark Side” was written by the band members themselves. Their win came as no surprise to participants in Eurovision Prediction this year 51% of players predicted Blind Channel’s victory. Interestingly, our participants correctly predicted the entire order, with one exception from Oskr and Aksel who swapped places on last night’s show

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