FINLAND

"Katson sineen taivaan" - Katri Helena

"I'm looking at the blue sky, the brightest star, I'm begging you to lead me home"

The Finnish Final was held on February 10th at Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki, hosted by Marjatta Leppänen. The winner was chosen by the votes of a jury of 30 people - a mixture of "experts" & members of the public.

1 Hei tännepäin Hi, come here Seidat

78

6th

2 Sano Susanne Say Susanne Markku Aro

94

5th

3 Hyvästi ystäväin Goodbye my friend Yvonne Gräsbeck

113

2nd

4 Katson sineen taivaan I'm looking at the blue sky Katri Helena

140

1st

5 Aikuiset anteeksi antaa The grown-up will forgive Kirka, Anna & Muska

95

4th

6 Päivä tuskin päättyis kauniimmin The day can't end in a nicer way Pepe Willberg

110

3rd

Markko Aro Pepe Willberg

Katri Helena previously came 2nd in the 1969, 1972 & 1978 Finnish Finals. At the ESC she was 14th. Markko Aro represented Finland in ESC 1971. Pepe Willberg was a backing singer for Finland in ESC 1978.

GREEK NATIONAL FINAL 1979

1979 NATIONAL FINALS