Finland has taken part in Eurovision Song Contest 50 times.
Finland has won once, been on the last place 10 times and received 0 points 3 times.
Until 2006, Finland had the title of a “country with longest period of time without any victories”. Nowadays this country is Portugal.
Finland has sung 37 times in Finnish, 16 times in English and twice in Swedish.
Finland and Estonia are apparently the only countries to have translated subtitles for every song.
Finland won Eurovision in 2006 with Lordi’s Hard Rock Hallelujah. The song received 292 points and broke all the previous records.
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (”Pertti Kurikka’s Name Day”), Finland’s representant in 2015 broke the record of the shortest song in Eurovision history: one minute and 27 seconds. Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät is probably also the only performer consisting of adults with developmental disabilities in Eurovision history.
Finland’s Eurovision contestants 2000-2016 (bolded ones made it to the finals)