Finland
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Finland

Participations
53
First participation
1961 (Laila Kinnunen)
Victories
2006 (Lordi)
Hosts
Helsinki 2007
Broadcasters
YLE
Finland made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961. The capital, Helsinki, lies on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

Finland made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 but had never placed in the top five until Lordi won the contest in 2006. The country has finished last on ten occasions (nine times in the Grand Final and more recently in the Semi-Final in 2015) but has finished inside the top ten on 12 occasions.

Finland's victory in 2006 saw thousands of people gather in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, honking car horns, waving flags and singing Lordi's song. It was a moment of celebration for a country that had never come close to victory in the Eurovision Song Contest, a testament to the country's perseverance. Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat proclaimed: "It's official: Hell has frozen over. Finland has won". 


Participation history

Laila Kinnunen
Valoa Ikkunassa
Final
6 points 10th
Marion Rung
Tipi-tii
Final
4 points 7th
Laila Halme
Muistojeni Laulu
Final
13th
Lasse Mårtenson
Laiskotellen
Final
9 points 7th
Viktor Klimenko
Aurinko Laskee Länteen
Final
15th
Ann-Christine Nyström
Play-boy
Final
7 points 10th
Fredi
Varjoon-suojaan
Final
3 points 12th
Kristina Hautala
Kun Kello Käy
Final
1 points 16th
Jarkko and Laura
Kuin Silloin Ennen
Final
6 points 12th
Markku Aro and Koivisto Sisters
Tie Uuteen Päivään
Final
84 points 8th
Päivi Paunu and Kim Floor
Muistathan
Final
78 points 12th
Marion Rung
Tom Tom Tom
Final
93 points 6th
Carita
Äla Mene Pois (Keep Me Warm)
Final
4 points 13th
Pihasoittajat
Old Man Fiddle
Final
74 points 7th
Fredi and The Friends
Pump-pump
Final
44 points 11th
Monica Aspelund
Lapponia
Final
50 points 10th
Seija Simola
Anna Rakkaudelle Tilaisuus
Final
2 points 18th
Katri-Helena
Katso Sineen Taivaan
Final
38 points 14th
Vesa-Matti Loiri
Huilumies
Final
6 points 19th
Riki Sorsa
Reggae O.k.
Final
27 points 16th
Kojo
Nuku Pommiin
Final
18th
Ami Aspelund
Fantasiaa
Final
41 points 11th
Kirka
Hengaillaan
Final
46 points 9th
Sonja Lumme
Eläköön Elämä
Final
58 points 9th
Kari Kuivalainen
Päivä Kahden Ihmisen
Final
22 points 15th
Vicky Rosti
Sata Salamaa
Final
32 points 15th
Boulevard
Nauravat Silmät Muistetaan
Final
3 points 20th
Anneli Saaristo
La Dolce Vita
Final
76 points 7th
Beat
Fri?
Final
8 points 21st
Kaija
Hullu Yö
Final
6 points 20th
Pave
Yamma Yamma
Final
4 points 23rd
Katri-Helena
Tule Luo
Final
20 points 17th
CatCat
Bye Bye Baby
Final
11 points 22nd
Jasmine
Niin Kaunis On Taivas
Final
9 points 23rd
Edea
Aava
Final
22 points 15th
Nina Åström
A Little Bit
Final
18 points 18th
Laura
Addicted To You
Final
24 points 20th
Jari Sillanpää
Takes 2 To Tango
Semi-Final
51 points 14th
Geir Rönning
Why
Semi-Final
50 points 18th
Lordi
Hard Rock Hallelujah
qualifier
Semi-Final
292 points 1st
winner
Grand Final
292 points 1st
Hanna Pakarinen
Leave Me Alone
Grand Final
53 points 17th
Teräsbetoni
Missä Miehet Ratsastaa
qualifier
First Semi-Final
79 points 8th
Grand Final
35 points 22nd
Waldo's People
Lose Control
qualifier
First Semi-Final
42 points 12th
Grand Final
22 points 25th
Kuunkuiskaajat
Työlki Ellää
First Semi-Final
49 points 11th
Paradise Oskar
Da Da Dam
qualifier
First Semi-Final
103 points 3rd
Grand Final
57 points 21st
Pernilla
När Jag Blundar
First Semi-Final
41 points 12th
Krista Siegfrids
Marry Me
qualifier
Second Semi-Final
64 points 9th
Grand Final
13 points 24th
Softengine
Something Better
qualifier
Second Semi-Final
97 points 3rd
Grand Final
72 points 11th
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
Aina Mun Pitää
First Semi-Final
13 points 16th
Sandhja
Sing It Away
First Semi-Final
51 points 15th
Norma John
Blackbird
First Semi-Final
92 points 12th
Saara Aalto
Monsters
qualifier
First Semi-Final
108 points 10th
Grand Final
46 points 25th
Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman
Look Away
First Semi-Final
23 points 17th

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