FINLAND – Seija Simola (25 September 1944 Helsinki – 20 August 2017) was a Finnish singer. She began her career musical in the mid-1960s in the band Eero Seija & Kristian Trio, and her debut solo album was released in 1970: Seija Simola 1. In 1978, she represented Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) at the Eurovision Song Contest 1978. There she performed the entry Anna rakkaudelle tilaisuus (Give love a chance), on 22 April 1978. The song finished in the 18th position with a total of two points. Despite this poor result, Simola continued a long and successful career in her native Finland.