While a lot of attention was on the Malmo Melodifestivalen result- over in Helsinki at
Uuden Muslikin Kilpailu (Finland's National selection)they choose a new talent Pernilla Karlsson. She was by far
not the favourite to win- that was a folkband called 'Stig' Added to the fact that Pernilla's simple
tune -wrote by her brother called 'Nar Jag Blundar'is sung in swedish!
At the new style National Final- the finns opened up their on-line votes to international audiences, so just how this influenced the final result is not certain. However we think this is a fantastic tune-
the question hangs over the song- in just how it will be presented at Baku 2012?
We think it's very likely to be sung and translated into english as is mostly the case for Finland's recent Eurovision entries. There is a good chance the original swedish lyric may stay- then- this will be the second time
(Finland 'Fri' 1990- last time)
a scandinavian country has choosen to sing in a neighbour's language. Whatever happens Finland
have a worthy Eurovision finalist with this tune - in Baku.