De Eurovisa, the Finnish Eurovision preview show returns on April 3 with six shows reviewing the Eurovision 2020 entries.
Finland joins Germany in reviewing the songs that were due to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. De Eurovisa returns on April 3 with the first of six shows reviewing all of the songs that would have been performed in Rotterdam. As ever the show is hosted by Eva Frantz and Johan Lindroos, with a guest invited to also score the songs.
The broadcast dates, guests and songs being reviewed are as follows:
- April 3 – Andreas Helenius – Ireland, Belarus, North Macedonia, Sweden, Slovenia, Lithuania and Australia
- April 10 – Jannika B – Russia, Belgium, Malta, Norway, Israel, Croatia and Romania
- April 17 – Tika – Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, San Marino, Estonia, Poland and Iceland
- April 24 – Susani Mahadura – Serbia, Czech Republic, Greece, Moldova, Austria, Denmark and Bulgaria
Shows five and six are awaiting a broadcast date. De Eurovisa has been broadcast on YLE Teema & Fem since 2012 on the channel and was based off of Inför Eurovision Song Contest which was previously organised by SVT.
Source: ESC Panelen
Finland first participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961, they debuted alongside Spain and Yugoslavia. Finland has finished last in the contest on 10 occasions and has received ‘nul points’ three times. It wasn’t until 2006 that Finland won the Eurovision Song Contest. Lordi represented the country in Athens with the song “Hard Rock Hallelujah” scoring 292 points, a record total at the time.