FINLAND

"Anna rakkaudelle tilaisuus" - Seija Simola

"But it's most important to give love a chance, remember this and there will be a new beginning"

The Finnish Final was held on February 11th at the YLE TV Studios in Tampere, hosted by Klaus Thomasson. The winner was chosen by 5 regional juries.

1 Anna rakkaudelle tilaisuus Give love a chance Seija Simola 271

1st

2 ABC ABC Mirumaru 193

5th=

3 Lemmenlaulu Love song Reijo Karvonen 193

5th=

4 En viipyä voi I can't stay Martti Metsäketo

88

7th

5 Aamulla rakkaani näin I saw my darling in the morning Lea Laven 258

2nd=

6 Sinun kanssasi sinua ilman With you, without you Anneli Saaristo 221

4th

7 Ystävä Friend Katri Helena 258

2nd=

Mirumaru

Seija Simola previously came 4th in the 1972 Finnish Final, 2nd in 1973 (in the group 'Paradise'), took part in the 1974 Finnish Semi-Finals & came 9th in 1977. At the ESC, she was equal 18th. One of the members of Mirumaru was Päivi Paunu who represented Finland in ESC 1972.

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