The Finnish Final was held on March 8th at the YLE TV Studios in Tampere, hosted by Mikko Alatalo. Before the final, there was a semi-final on January 12th in which 5 songs were eliminated – the finalists were chosen by an “expert” jury. The winner was chosen by 5 regional juries.
|1||Huilumies||Flute man||Vesa-Matti Loiri||386||
|2||Nopea talven valo||A quick winter light||Liisa Tavi||190||
|4||Lady Day||Lady Day||Eija Ahvo||210||
|5||Päättymätön laulu||Endless song||Irina Milan||240||
|6||Eräs lapsi ei nuku||A child can’t sleep||Sinikka Sokka||234||
Vesa-Matti Loiri previously came 3rd in the 1975 Finnish Final. At the ESC he was 19th where Irina Milan was one of his backing singers.