FINLAND

"Laiskotellen" - Lasse Mårtenson

The Finnish Final was held on February 15th at the YLE TV Studios in Helsinki, hosted by Aarno Walli.  The winning song was chosen by the votes of 10 regional juries and an "expert" jury who both agreed on the winner. There had been a semi-final before the final - click here for details: FINNISH SEMI-FINAL 1964

1 Satelliitti kahdelle A satellite for two Kai Lind 235 2nd
2 Kerran viel' Once again Irmeli Mäkelä 120

3rd

3 Laiskotellen It's nice to be lazy Lasse Mårtenson 403 1st
4 Toisen kerran Another time Heikki Aarva

13

6th

5 Bzzz bzzz bzzz Bzzz bzzz bzzz Pirkko Mannola

108

4th
6 Rakkauden rikkaus The richness of love Taisto Tammi

21

5th

Lasse Mårtenson came 7th in the Eurovision. He had previously come 2nd in the 1963 Finnish Final. Irmeli Mäkelä was the original winner of the 1963 Finnish Final, even though she was replaced in the Eurovision by Laila Halme.

UK NATIONAL FINAL 1964

1964 NATIONAL FINALS