Liisa performing in 2017
Born Liisa Marja Lappalainen
(1998-07-18) 18 July 1998 (age 20)
Helsinki, Finland
Occupation Singer, songwriter
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 2016–present
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Iconfinland Finland

Liisa Marja Lappalainen (born 18 July 1998), known professionally as simply Liisa, is a Finnish singer and songwriter. She competed in SuomenLaulu 1 with the song "Superhero".

Life and careerEdit

Early lifeEdit

Liisa was born on 18 July 1998 in the Viikki neighborhood of Helsinki. Her father is a police officer, while her mother works as a marriage and family therapist. She grew up with one older brother.

Liisa attended the International School of Helsinki, which she will graduate from in 2017. She began working as a professional musician in 2016, while 17 years old.

2016–present: SuomenLauluEdit

In 2016, she recorded the song "Superhero", and submitted it to SuomenLaulu 1, Finland's national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. She ended up qualifying as a finalist, and placed fifth in the final, placing fifth in the jury vote and fourth with the public vote.


Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
"Superhero" 2017 64
Non-album single(s)