Finland: Mikko and Jaana back in Eurovision!

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 90 views

Yes its true Jaana Pelkonen and Mikko Leppilampi last year's dashing Eurovision hosts in Helsinki are back on the Eurovision scene again. This time Mikko has been chosen to announce the results of the Finnish televoting during the Eurovision final on May 24th. Jaana will be one of the commentators for YLE Finnish television, she will join Mikko Peltola and Asko Murtomaki in Belgrade to cover the 2 Eurovision semi finals and final.

Mikko and Jaana did an extradionary job last year by hosting the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki. Viewers all over Europe were dazzled with their humour, hospitality and charm.

Mikko will be announcing the Finnish votes from last year's Eurovision host city Helsinki during the Eurovision final on May 24th. Jaana Pelkonen will be joining forces with Mikko Peltola (host of the 2008 Finnish national final), in Belgrade in order to give the Finnish viewers the latest news and developments during the Eurovision weeks, updating them with daily reports. Jaana will be also one of the commentators for YLE covering the Eurovision Song Contest semi finals and final. This will be the 3rd time she will be acting as a commentator for Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

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