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The basics

Full country name
Republic of Finland
Capital
Helsinki

Facts

First participation
1961 (Laila Kinnunen)
Victories
2006 (Lordi)
Hosts
Helsinki 2007

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Finland
Capital
Helsinki

Finland made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961.

The country famously won the Eurovision Song Contest with the monster rock band Lordi in 2006. The capital, Helsinki, lies on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

Featured participant

Facts

First participation
1961 (Laila Kinnunen)
Victories
2006 (Lordi)
Hosts
Helsinki 2007
Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Cannes 1961Laila KinnunenValoa Ikkunassa610
Luxembourg 1962Marion RungTipi-tii47
London 1963Laila HalmeMuistojeni Laulu
Final13
Copenhagen 1964Lasse MårtensonLaiskotellen97
Naples 1965Viktor KlimenkoAurinko Laskee Länteen15
Luxembourg 1966Ann-Christine NyströmPlay-boy710
Vienna 1967FrediVarjoon-suojaan312
London 1968Kristina HautalaKun Kello Käy116
Madrid 1969Jarkko and LauraKuin Silloin Ennen612
Dublin 1971Markku Aro and Koivisto SistersTie Uuteen Päivään848
Edinburgh 1972Päivi Paunu and Kim FloorMuistathan7812
Luxembourg 1973Marion RungTom Tom Tom936
Brighton 1974CaritaÄla Mene Pois (Keep Me Warm)413
Stockholm 1975PihasoittajatOld Man Fiddle747
The Hague 1976Fredi and The FriendsPump-pump4411
London 1977Monica AspelundLapponia5010
Paris 1978Seija SimolaAnna Rakkaudelle Tilaisuus218
Jerusalem 1979Katri-HelenaKatso Sineen Taivaan3814
The Hague 1980Vesa-Matti LoiriHuilumies619
Dublin 1981Riki SorsaReggae O.k.2716
Harrogate 1982KojoNuku Pommiin18
Munich 1983Ami AspelundFantasiaa4111
Luxembourg 1984KirkaHengaillaan469
Gothenburg 1985Sonja LummeEläköön Elämä589
Bergen 1986Kari KuivalainenPäivä Kahden Ihmisen2215
Brussels 1987Vicky RostiSata Salamaa3215
Dublin 1988BoulevardNauravat Silmät Muistetaan320
Lausanne 1989Anneli SaaristoLa Dolce Vita767
Zagreb 1990BeatFri?821
Rome 1991KaijaHullu Yö620
Malmö 1992PaveYamma Yamma423
Millstreet 1993Katri-HelenaTule Luo2017
Dublin 1994CatCatBye Bye Baby1122
Oslo 1996JasmineNiin Kaunis On Taivas923
Birmingham 1998EdeaAava2215
Stockholm 2000Nina ÅströmA Little Bit1818
Tallinn 2002LauraAddicted To You2420
Istanbul 2004Jari SillanpääTakes 2 To Tango
Semi-Final5114
Kyiv 2005Geir RönningWhy
Semi-Final5018
Athens 2006LordiHard Rock Hallelujah
Semi-Final2921
Grand Final2921
Helsinki 2007Hanna PakarinenLeave Me Alone
Grand Final5317
Belgrade 2008TeräsbetoniMissä Miehet Ratsastaa
First Semi-Final798
Grand Final3522
Moscow 2009Waldo's PeopleLose Control
First Semi-Final4212
Grand Final2225
Oslo 2010KuunkuiskaajatTyölki Ellää
First Semi-Final4911
Düsseldorf 2011Paradise OskarDa Da Dam
First Semi-Final1033
Grand Final5721
Baku 2012PernillaNär Jag Blundar
First Semi-Final4112
Malmö 2013Krista SiegfridsMarry Me
Grand Final1324
Second Semi-Final649
Copenhagen 2014SoftengineSomething Better
Second Semi-Final973
Grand Final7211
Vienna 2015Pertti Kurikan NimipäivätAina Mun Pitää
First Semi-Final1316
Stockholm 2016SandhjaSing It Away
First Semi-Final5115
Kyiv 2017Norma JohnBlackbird
First Semi-Final9212
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