Anneli is a Finnish singer and actress.he spent the 1970s performing in singing competitions and worked as a dance orchestra singer. Her first album, “Aina Aika Rakkauden”was released in 1980. Saaristo first entered the Finnish Eurovision selection in 1978 , and finished fourth. A second attempt in 1984 ended in third place. Saaristo finally got her chance in 1989, when “La dolce vita” was chosen as the Finnish entry for the 34th Eurovision Song Contest. After Eurovision Saaristo maintained her popularity in Finland and since 1980 has released 18 albums.