Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1985

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Eurovision Song Contest 1985
Country  Finland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 16 February 1985
Selected entrant Sonja Lumme
Selected song "Eläköön elämä"
Finals performance
Final result 9th, 58 points
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Finland was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1985, held in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Finnish national final to select their entry was held on 16 February, hosted by Seppo Hovi. The votes of 6 regional juries decided the winner.

The Finnish entry was "Eläköön elämä", performed by Sonja Lumme and composed by Petri Laaksonen and Veli-Pekka Lehto.

National final[edit]

The Finnish national final was held at the YLE TV studios in Helsinki.

Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Tapani Kansa Siksi lauluni soi 184 3rd
2 Bianca Morales Ei aina svengaa 105 12th
3 Ami Aspelund and Riki Sorsa Lapset maailman 180 4th
4 Sonja Lumme Mulle rakkauden kevät toi 123 11th
5 Jokke Seppälä Jossain 158 6th
6 Ami Aspelund Sången om vårt hus 131 9th
7 Riki Sorsa Haaveissa vainko oot mun? 221 2nd
8 Bianca Morales Mennään vaan 155 7th
9 Tapani Kansa Onnellisuus 128 10th
10 Ami Aspelund Mandy 144 8th
11 Bianca Morales and Jokke Seppälä Huomenna 179 5th
12 Sonja Lumme Eläköön elämä 255 1st

At Eurovision[edit]

Lumme performed 2nd on the night of the contest, following Ireland and preceding Cyprus. At the close of the voting it had received 56 points, placing 9th of 19.

Points Awarded by Finland[edit]


12 points  Sweden
10 points  Germany
8 points  Spain
7 points  United Kingdom
6 points  Italy
5 points  France
4 points  Norway
3 points  Switzerland
2 points  Turkey
1 point  Ireland

Points Awarded to Finland[edit]

Points Awarded to Finland (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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