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Eurovision Song Contest: Stockholm
Country Iconfinland Finland
National selection
Selection process SuomenLaulu 1
Selection date 31 January
Selected entrant Ingrid Helander
Selected song "Don't Break My Heart"
Performance
Finals performance TBA
Chronology

Finland will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest: Stockholm, with the song "Don't Break My Heart" by Ingrid Helander. The Finnish broadcaster Yleisradio Oy (Yle) organized the national final SuomenLaulu 1 in order to select the Finnish entrant for the contest in Stockholm.

Before EurovisionEdit

SuomenLaulu 1Edit

SuomenLaulu 1 was the first-ever edition of SuomenLaulu, the national final to select Finland's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest.

FormatEdit

SuomenLaulu 1 consisted of a one-night final. In the final, ten songs competed. After every song was performed, a voting window was opened. After the close of the voting window, international juries voted for their favorite songs, while the results of the Finnish public was revealed, resulting in a winner. The show was hosted by Kristiina Kilpeläinen and Oliver Dahl.

Competing entriesEdit

Yle opened the submissions window for interested artists and composers from August to December. All artists must have held Finnish citizenship or permanent residence, while at least one member of the songwriting team must have held Finnish citizenship or permanent residence. Yle also noted that they were looking for upcoming, debuting, or unsigned artists to compete. The 10 competing artists and their songs were revealed on 5 January, following a press conference.

Artist Song (English translation)
Aino "Veri mestari" (The blood of a champion)
Heidi Lallukka "Animals"
Ingrid Helander "Don't Break My Heart"
Juha Piironen & Saara Valkama "Enough"
Kusipäät "Doo Doo Doo"
Liisa "Superhero"
Matias Mylläri "Maniac"
Osmo Mäenpää "Pullat hyvin uunissa" (Sitting pretty)
Ráhkesvuohta "Hold Your Heart Out"
Robin Thomsson Band "Paid My Way"

FinalEdit

Draw Artist Song Juries Televote Total Place
Percentage Points
1 Heidi Lallukka "Animals" 62 11.38% 57 119 4
2 Osmo Mäenpää "Pullat hyvin uunissa" 28 6.36% 32 60 8
3 Kusipäät "Doo Doo Doo" 4 9.23% 46 50 9
4 Ráhkesvuohta "Hold Your Heart Out" 28 8.25% 42 70 7
5 Matias Mylläri "Maniac" 92 14.09% 71 163 2
6 Aino "Veri mestari" 84 9.98% 50 134 3
7 Robin Thomsson Band "Paid My Way" 0 5.92% 30 30 10
8 Ingrid Helander "Don't Break My Heart" 124 16.24% 82 206 1
9 Juha Piironen & Saara Valkama "Enough" 34 8.28% 42 76 6
10 Liisa "Superhero" 58 10.27% 52 110 5
Detailed International Jury Votes
Draw Song Iconsweden Icongermany Iconazerbaijan Iconpoland Iconslovenia Iconestonia Iconspain Iconuk Icongreece Iconukraine Iconnetherlands Iconlatvia Total
1 "Animals" 2 8 2 8 8 8 6 8 4 62
2 "Pullat hyvin uunissa" 2 4 6 2 2 2 10 28
3 "Doo Doo Doo" 2 2 4
4 "Hold Your Heart Out" 4 6 2 4 6 6 28
5 "Maniac" 6 10 12 12 2 10 10 12 12 4 2 92
6 "Veri mestari" 10 6 2 8 12 12 4 8 4 10 8 84
7 "Paid My Way" 0
8 "Don't Break My Heart" 12 12 10 10 6 10 12 12 6 10 12 12 124
9 "Enough" 4 8 4 4 8 6 34
10 "Superhero" 8 4 6 12 4 6 10 8 58

At EurovisionEdit

Finland will perform in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest: Stockholm, held in Friends Arena.