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Kaija Kärkinen

Name:Kaija Hannele Kärkinen
Born:9-9-1962
Nationality:Finland
   
National Finals:Euroviisut 1991
ESC Entries:Hullu yö (1991)
   
Website:kaijajaile.fi

Biography

Kaija Kärkinenis a Finnish singer, lyricist and actress. She has studied education at the University of Lapland and acting at the Theater Academy. Kärkinen began her career as a soloist with the Lato band in Rovaniemi. In 1990 she met her husband-to-be Ile Kallio, and recorded an album together with him. She represented Finland in the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Hullu yö”.  Kaija and Ile’s first success together came with a hit single in 1995. Their albums, a total of twelve, have been great successes ever since. They have been a couple in civilian life ever since and have two sons, Alex and Elias. Kärkinen has been the chairman of the Elvis Association of Composers and Lyricists since March 2012

Entries

Country:Finland
Year:1991
Language:Finnish
   
Artist:Kaija
Song:Hullu yö
Lyrics:Juka Välimaa
Composer(s):Ile Kallio
Conductor:Olli Ahvenlahti
   
Backings:Pirjo Aittomäki
Pemo Ojala
Anita Pajunen
Results 
Points:6
Position:20
Running order:16
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