Category Archives: Finland

415 Lose Control – Waldo’s People (Finland, 2009)

Waldo is rapper Marko Reijonen and his people, who at Eurovision in 2009 consisted of a group of backing vocalists led by singer-cum-actress Karoliina Kallio (pictured), as well as a couple of flaming baton-twirling dancers. In the final in Moscow Lose Control came last, its … Continue reading

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417 Fantasiaa – Ami Aspelund (Finland, 1983)

Ami was the second member of the Aspelund family to appear in Eurovision – her older sister Monica had previously competed in 1977 with Lapponia, a Eurovision classic that we’ll be coming to much later. Both girls were born in … Continue reading

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486 La Dolce Vita – Anneli Saaristo (Finland, 1989)

Anneli Saaristo had been plugging away at Eurovision since 1978 but it wasn’t until 1989, on her third attempt, that she finally managed to get the chance to represent her country with La Dolce Vita. The song’s lyrics are Finnish but the … Continue reading

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