Työlki ellää

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"Työlki ellää"
Single by Kuunkuiskaajat
Released 2010
Format Digital single, CD single
Recorded 2010
Genre Folk
Length 3:04
Producer(s) Timo Kiiskinen
Finland "Työlki ellää"
Kuunkuiskaajat 2010 Euroviisut 2.jpg
Kuunkuiskaajat performing in the Finnish national selection, Euroviisut, in Tampere, Finland
Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Timo Kiiskinen
Lyricist(s)
Timo Kiiskinen
Finals performance
Semi-final result
11th
Semi-final points
49
Appearance chronology
◄ "Lose Control" (2009)   
"Da Da Dam" (2011) ►

"Työlki ellää" (Karelian dialectical Finnish for "One can work for a living, too" (standard Finnish: Työlläkin elää)) is a song composed by Timo Kiiskinen and performed by Kuunkuiskaajat, and was the Finnish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, sung in Finnish. The song was the winner of the Euroviisut 2010 contest, organised by Yle, and used to select the Finnish entry for the Contest, which was held in Oslo, Norway in May 2010.[1][2]

In the contest, the song entered in the first semifinal in 25 May. It came eleventh, missing the cut for the final by three points, ranking sixth in the televoting but only fifteenth in the jury votes.

The song will feature on the group's album Kuunkuiskaajat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schacht, Andreas (30 January 2010). "Finland: Kuunkuiskaajat win ticket to Oslo!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (30 January 2010). "Finland sends Kuunkuiskaajat to the Eurovision Song Contest". ESCToday. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 

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