Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972

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Finland was represented by Päivi Paunu and Kim Floor, with the song "Muistathan", at the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 25 March in Edinburgh.

Eurovision Song Contest 1972
Country Finland
National selection
Selection processNational final
Selection date(s)29 January 1972
Selected entrantPäivi Paunu and Kim Floor
Selected song"Muistathan"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • Juha Flinck
  • Nacke Johansson
Finals performance
Final result12th, 78 points
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Before EurovisionEdit

National finalEdit

The Finnish national final was held on 29th January at the YLE TV Studios in Helsinki, hosted by Aarre Elo. The winner was chosen by postcard voting. The results were announced on 5th February.

Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Place Votes
1 Katri Helena "Sua rakastan" Valto Laitinen (m.), Sauvo Puhtila (l.) 2 18,530
2 Kirka "Kaikkea on" Erik Lindström (m.), Sauvo Puhtila (l.) 3 10,324
3 Viktor Klimenko "Romantique" Rauno Lehtinen (m. & l.) 6 3,363
4 Päivi Paunu and Kim Floor "Muistathan" Juha Flinck (m. & l.), Nacke Johansson (m.) 1 24,963
5 Christer "Voin kaiken tunnustaa" Henry Haapalainen (m. & l.) 5 3,929
6 Jukka Kuoppamäki "Kaukana oot ja lähellä aivan" Seppo Paakkunainen (m.), Jukka Kuoppamäki (l.) 7 1,951
7 Seija Simola "Kaukainen laulu" Heimo Saksio (m.), Liisa Montan-Jyrä (l.) 4 5,072
8 Tapani Perttu "Juoksupyörä" Esa Pethman (m.), Tupuna Vaissi (l.) 8 1,052

At EurovisionEdit

On the night of the final Päivi Paunu and Kim Floor performed 10th in the running order, following Malta and preceding Austria. The entry was conducted by Ossi Runne. At the close of voting, Finland picked up 78 points and placed 12th of the 18 entries.

VotingEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Edinburgh 1972". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 28 November 2021. Retrieved 28 November 2021.