Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002

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Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Country  Finland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 26 January 2002
Selected entrant Laura Voutilainen
Selected song "Addicted to You"
Finals performance
Final result 20th, 24 points
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Finland was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia, after being relegated from the 2001 contest.

The Finnish national final was held at the Kaleva Centre in Tampere on 26 January 2002, hosted by Maria Guzenina and Simo Frangén.

Twelve songs were performed . In the first round of voting, 6 regional juries awarded points to the 12 songs, with the top 6 songs being performed again, with the winner decided by televoting.

The winner was Laura Voutilainen with the song "Addicted to You"

Result of National Final[edit]

Draw Artist Song Votes Place
Jury Public
1 Stay Aika 30 21% 2nd
2 The Closest Thing to Heaven Jussi Saxlin 0 - 12th
3 Who Cares About a Broken Heart Johanna 23 8% 5th
4 Make the Rain Sheidi 16 5% 6th
5 I Don't Wanna Throw It All Away Geir Rönning 28 19% 3rd
6 Addicted to You Laura Voutilainen 46 36% 1st
7 My Special One Saana 4 - 9th
8 Goodbye, Hello Marky 6 - 7th
9 Silenzio Taina Kokkonen 1 - 11th
10 If I Do Stiina Jean 3 - 10th
11 Welcome The World Susann 6 - 7th
12 Say You Will, Say You Won't Ressu Redford 23 11% 4th

At Eurovision[edit]

At the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Voutilainen sang 13th, following Sweden and preceding Denmark. At the close of the voting it had received 24 points, placing 20th in a field of twenty four, and relegating Finland from the 2003 contest.

Points Awarded by Finland[edit]

Final[edit]

12 points  France
10 points  Estonia
8 points  United Kingdom
7 points  Sweden
6 points  Latvia
5 points  Israel
4 points  Cyprus
3 points  Russia
2 points  Malta
1 point  Macedonia

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