Suomi Perkele!

Just when you thought it was turning into the Warsaw Pact Song Contest, Finnish entrants Lordi win the Eurovision Song Contest. They… don’t look a bit like Värttinä:
Lordi's ideal-son-in-law type frontman.

I’ve been told this is Finland’s first win, but if they just send Finntroll next year they’ll have their second victory in the bag soon enough.

The clean-cut instrumentalists

Monster band has Finland fretting over face it shows – International Herald Tribune backgrounder