Finland was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1987, held in Brussels, Belgium. The Finnish national final to select their entry was held on 21 February at the Yle’s Studios in Helsinki. Hosting the final were two previous Finnish Eurovision entrants, Laila Halme and Lasse Mårtenson. For the first time in three years, a national postcard poll decided the winner.
|1||Matti Esko||Isäni maa||My father’s land||4513||6th|
|2||Leena Nilsson||Ei yhtään laivaa||Not a single ship||1074||9th|
|3||Kisu||Kiitos ja anteeks||Thanks (for nothing), and excuse me!||1001||10th|
|4||Virve Rosti||Sata salamaa||One hundred lightnings||16935||1st|
|5||Jorma Kääriäinen||Tuuli soittaa||The wind plays||2589||7th|
|6||Paula Koivuniemi||Musiikki on niinku se on||Music is like it is||8753||3rd|
|7||Johnny Lee Michaels||Kesätuuli||The summer wind||15369||2nd|
|8||Jussi Halme and Helena Miller||Hei, me lennetään||Hey, we fly||4925||5th|
|9||Leena Nilsson Family||Eilinen uudelleen||Yesterday again||1383||8th|
|10||Tauski & Co.||Communication||Communication||7294||4th|
Rosti performed eighteenth on the night of the contest, following Cyprus and preceding Denmark. While at Brussels, she was credited as « Vicky Rosti » and performed with the band « Boulevard, » neither of which she did at the national final. At the close of the voting it had received 32 points, placing 15th in a record-setting field of 22 competing countries.
|12 points||10 points||8 points||7 points||6 points|
|5 points||4 points||3 points||2 points||1 point|
|1 point||United Kingdom|
(Note: Entries scored out are when Finland did not compete)