Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993

Finland was represented by Katri Helena, with the song "Tule luo", at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 15 May in Millstreet, Ireland. "Tule luo" was chosen as the Finnish entry at the national final on 6 March and was Katri Helena's second Eurovision appearance, 14 years after her performance in Jerusalem in 1979.

Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Country Finland
National selection
Selection processNational final
Selection date(s)6 March 1993
Selected entrantKatri Helena
Selected song"Tule luo"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • Matti Puurtinen
  • Jukka Saarinen
Finals performance
Final result17th, 20 points
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1992 1993 1994►

Before EurovisionEdit

National finalEdit

The final was held at the studios of broadcaster YLE in Helsinki, hosted by Ari Korvola. Four performers took part, each singing two songs, with the winner chosen by voting from eleven regional juries.[1]

Final – 6 March 1993
Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Points Place
1 Paula Koivuniemi "Päivä kerrallaan" Erik Lindström, Veli-Pekka Lehto 37 6
2 Katri Helena "Tule luo" Matti Puurtinen, Jukka Saarinen 96 1
3 Arja Koriseva "Vain taivas yksin tietää" Kisu Jernström, Kassu Halonen, Vexi Salmi 65 3
4 Marjorie "Legenda" Cris Owen, Pia Partanen 52 4
5 Paula Koivuniemi "Sammunut rakkaus" Esa Nieminen, Kaisu Liuhala 21 8
6 Katri Helena "Viesti" Jukka Kuoppamäki 48 5
7 Arja Koriseva "Sulta laulun sain" Olli Ahvenlahti, Hector 77 2
8 Marjorie "Aika eteenpäin vain kulkee" Pepe Willberg, Kirsti Willberg 33 7

At EurovisionEdit

On the night of the final Katri Helena performed 17th in the running order, following Slovenia and preceding Bosnia-Herzegovina. At the close of voting "Tule luo" had received 20 points (the highest an 8 from Greece), placing Finland 17th of the 25 entries.[2] The Finnish jury awarded its 12 points to Norway.[3]

VotingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ESC National Finals database - Finland 1993
  2. ^ "Final of Millstreet 1993". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  3. ^ ESC History - Finland 1993
  4. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Millstreet 1993". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.