Finland

Performers who have represented Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Finland first participated in 1961 and made its most recent appearance in 2019. It has won the Contest once.

See national final entries for Finland.

Performers with multiple appearances for Finland

Up to and including 2019.

NameAppearances
Anita Pajunen7
Jokke Seppälä5
Pave Maijanen4
Jari Nieminen3
Hanna-Riikka Siitonen3
Kalle Fält3
Tuuli Ikonen2
Kaarle Mannila2
Pirjo Aittomäki2
Kari Kuivalainen2
Charles Salter2
Kaija Koo2
Marion Rung2
Rele Kosunen2
Erkki Korhonen2
Irma Tapio2
Katri Helena2
Pepe Willberg2
Kari Kuusamo2
Jari Puhakka2
Juha Lanu2
Fredi2
Riikka Timonen2
Jim Pembroke2
Kyösti Laihi2
Reetta Korhonen2
Anneli Koivisto2
Heini Ikonen2
Keimo Hirvonen2

Conductor Conducted for Finland more than once

NameAppearances
Ossi Runne22
Olli Ahvenlahti7
George de Godzinsky5

Appearances by year for Finland

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
2020Looking Back
Writer Connor McDonough, Joonas Angeria, Riley McDonough, Toby McDonough, Whitney Phillips
2019  List of performers is complete Look Away
Writer Darude, Sebastian Rejman
2018  List of performers is complete Monsters
Writer Joy Deb, Ki Fitzgerald, Linnea Deb, Saara Aalto
2017Blackbird
Writer Lasse Piirainen, Leena Tirronen
2016  List of performers is complete Sing It Away
Writer Heikki Korhonen, Markus Savijoki, Milos Rosas, Petri Matara, Sandhja
2015  List of performers is complete Aina Mun Pitää
Spokesperson  Krista Siegfrids
Writer Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
2014  List of performers is complete Something Better
Writer Topi Latukka, Henri Oskár
2013  List of performers is complete Marry Me
Writer Erik Nyholm, Jessica Lundström, Krista Siegfrids, Kristoffer Karlsson
2012  List of performers is complete När jag blundar
Spokesperson  Mr Lordi
Writer Jonas Karlsson
2011  List of performers is complete Da Da Dam
Spokesperson  Susan Aho
Writer Axel Ehnström
2010  List of performers is complete Työlki ellää
Writer Timo Kiiskinen
2009  List of performers is complete Lose Control
Spokesperson  Jari Sillanpää
Writer A. Lehtonen, Karima
2008  List of performers is complete Missä Miehet Ratsastaa
Spokesperson  Mikko Leppilampi
Writer Jarkko Ahola
2007  List of performers is complete Leave Me Alone
Spokesperson  Laura Voutilainen
Writer Martti Vuorinen, Miikka Huttunen, Hanna Pakarinen
2006  List of performers is complete Hard Rock Hallelujah[Winning song]
Spokesperson  Nina Tapio
Writer Mr Lordi
2005  List of performers is complete Why
Spokesperson  Jari Sillanpää
Writer Mika Toivanen, Steven Stewart
2004  List of performers is complete Takes 2 To Tango
Spokesperson  Anna Stenlund
Writer Mika Toivanen, Jari Sillanpää
2002  List of performers is complete Addicted To You
Spokesperson  Marion Rung
Writer Maki Kolehmainen, Janina Frostell, Tracy Lipp
2000  List of performers is complete A Little Bit
Spokesperson  Pia Mäkinen
Writer Luca Genta, Gerrit aan 't Goor
1998  List of performers is complete Aava
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Marjo Wilska
Writer Alexi Ahoniemi, Tommy Mansikka-Aho
1996  List of performers is complete Niin Kaunis On Taivas
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Timo Niemi
1994  List of performers is complete Bye Bye Baby
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Kari Salli, Markku Lentonen
1993  List of performers is complete Tule Luo
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Matti Puurtinen, Jukka Saarinen
1992  List of performers is complete Yamma-yamma
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Pave Maijanen, Hector
1991  List of performers is complete Hullu Yö
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Heidi Kokki
Writer Ile Kallio, Jukka Välimaa
1990  List of performers is complete Fri?
Conductor  Olli Ahvenlahti
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Janne Engblom, Kim Engblom, Tina Krause, Stina Engblom
1989  List of performers is complete La Dolce Vita
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Matti Puurtinen, Turkka Mali
1988  List of performers is complete Nauravat Silmät Muistetaan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Pepe Willberg, Kirsti Willberg
1987  List of performers is complete Sata Salamaa
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Petri Laaksonen, Veli-Pekka Lehto
1986  List of performers is complete Never the End
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Kari Kuivalainen
1985  List of performers is complete Eläköön elämä
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Annemi Genetz
Writer Petri Laaksonen, Veli-Pekka Lehto
1984  List of performers is complete Hengaillaan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Jukka Siikavire, Jussi Tuominen
1983  List of performers is complete Fantasiaa
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Kari Kuusamo, Kaisu Liuhala
1982  List of performers is complete Nuku Pommiin
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Jim Pembroke, Otto Donne, Juice Leskinen
1981  List of performers is complete Reggae O.K.
Conductor  Henrik Otto Donner
Spokesperson  Annemi Genetz
Writer Jim Pembroke, Olli Ojala
1980  List of performers is complete Huilumies
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Writer Aarno Raninen, Vexi Salmi
1979  List of performers is complete Katso Sineen Taivaan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Writer Fredi, Vexi Salmi
1978  List of performers is complete Anna Rakkaudelle Tilaisuus
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Writer Reijo Karvonen, Seija Simola
1977  List of performers is complete Lapponia
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Writer Aarno Raninen, Monica Aspelund
1976  List of performers is complete Pump-pump
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Erkki Vihtonen
Writer Vexi Salmi, Fredi
1975  List of performers is complete Old Man Fiddle
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Writer Kim Kuusi, Hannu Karlsson
1974  List of performers is complete Äla Mene Pois (Keep Me Warm)
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Aarre Elo
Writer Eero Koivistoinen, Hector
1973  List of performers is complete Tom Tom Tom
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Writer Rauno Lehtinen, B. Barrett
1972  List of performers is complete Muistathan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Writer Juha Flinck, Nacke Johansson
1971  List of performers is complete Tie Uuteen Päivään
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Writer Rauno Lehtinen
1969  List of performers is complete Kuin Silloin Ennen
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Toivo Kärki, Juha Vainio
1968  List of performers is complete Kun Kello Käy
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Esko Linnavalli, Juha Vainio
1967  List of performers is complete Varjoon-suojaan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Lasse Mårtenson, Alvi Vuorinen
1966  List of performers is complete Play Boy
Conductor  Ossi Runne Writer
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Ossi Runne
1965  List of performers is complete Aurinko Laskee Länteen
Conductor  George de Godzinsky
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Toivo Kärki, Reino Helismaa
1964  List of performers is complete Laiskotellen
Conductor  George de Godzinsky
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Lasse Mårtenson, Sauvo Puhtila
1963  List of performers is complete Muistojeni Laulu
Conductor  George de Godzinsky
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Börje Sundgren, Muistojeni Laulu
1962  List of performers is complete Tipi-tii
Conductor  George de Godzinsky
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Kari Tuomisaari
1961  List of performers is complete Valoa Ikkunassa
Conductor  George de Godzinsky
Spokesperson  Poppe Berg
Writer Eino Hurme, Sauvo Puhtila
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