"Eläköön elämä" - Sonja Lumme
"Long live life and the night, long live the dark sky and the belt of stars"
The Finnish Final was held on February 16th at the YLE TV Studios in Helsinki, hosted by Seppo Hovi. Before the final there was a radio semi-final in which the following 5 songs were eliminated: "Houmen kauas johtaa" - Bianca Morales, "Minut muistatko vielä" - Tapani Kansa, "Sanat sanomatta jäivät" - Tapani Kansa, "Ei tarvii sympatiaa" - Jokke Seppälä and "Musiikin syke" - Sonja Lumme. The winner was chosen by 6 regional juries.
|1||Siksi lauluni soi||That's why my songs are singing||Tapani Kansa||184||
|2||Ei aina svengaa||I can't always hang around||Bianca Morales||105||
|3||Lapset maailman||Children of the world||Ami Aspelund & Riki Sorsa||180||
|4||Mulle rakkauden kevät toi||The spring of love is playing to me||Sonja Lumme||123||
|6||Sången om vårt hus||The song about our house||Ami Aspelund||131||
|7||Haaveissa vainko oot mun?||Are you only in my dreams?||Riki Sorsa||221||
|8||Mennään vaan||Let's go||Bianca Morales||155||
|11||Huomenna||Tomorrow||Bianca Morales & Jokke Seppälä||179||
|12||Eläköön elämä||Long live life||Sonja Lumme||255||
Sonja Lumme previously came 5th, 6th & 11th in the 1984 Finnish Final. At the ESC, she was 9th. Ami Aspelund represented Finland in ESC 1983. Riki Sorsa represented Finland in ESC 1981. Jokke Seppälä was a backing singer for Finland in ESC 1983 & 1984 and went on to be one of Sonja Lumme's backing singers at the ESC.
DANISH NATIONAL FINAL 1985
1985 NATIONAL FINALS