Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990

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Eurovision Song Contest 1990
Country  Finland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 17 February 1990
Selected entrant Beat
Selected song "Fri?"
Finals performance
Final result 21st, 8 points
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1989 1990 1991►

Finland participated at the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 held in Zagreb, Yugoslavia.

The Finnish entry was Beat with the Swedish language song "Fri?", the first time the Finnish entry had been sung in Swedish. After that the only other time Finland has participated with a song in Swedish was in 2012 with Pernilla Karlsson singing När jag blundar.

The Finnish entry was chosen through a national final, where 11 songs took part. The final was held on 17 February 1990, hosted by Kati Bergman.

National final[edit]

The Finnish national final was held at the Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki. The winner was chosen by an expert jury.

Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Robinson & Apollo 16 Yön poika 60 6th
2 Susanne Sonntag Jag tror på friheten 92 2nd
3 Tarja Lunnas Naurus sun katseesi sun 74 5th
4 Anita Pajunen Satujen mies 32 10th
5 Arja Saijonmaa Gabriela 89 3rd
6 Leena Pirhonen Sua haluan 48 8th
7 Marjorie Tuuli 59 7th
8 Beat Fri? 95 1st
9 Jussi Halme Katsot yötä tummaa 38 9th
10 Jone Jälkees sun 24 11th
11 Tomas Ek Du går så skyggt 75 4th

At Eurovision[edit]

Beat performed last of 22, following Cyprus. At the close of the voting they had received 8 points, placing joint last with Norway.

Points Awarded by Finland[edit]

Final[edit]

12 points  France
10 points  Spain
8 points  Italy
7 points  Iceland
6 points  Cyprus
5 points  Israel
4 points  Ireland
3 points   Switzerland
2 points  Austria
1 point  Yugoslavia

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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