Close this search box.
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Sebastian Rejman

© EBU/Thomas Hanses


Quick Facts

Sebastian Rejman

13 January 1978

🇫🇮 Finnish

National Selection
Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2019

In Eurovision
2019 Tel Aviv

Look away (2019, with Darude)


Sebastian Rejman (born 13 January 1978 [1]) is a Finnish musician, actor and presenter.

He was the lead singer of the Giant Leap, a melodic rock band formed in 2005 in Helsinki. The band includes, beside Sebastian Petri Somer and Sami Lehto. The Giant Leap changed to its current form when founding members Sebastian and Petri became acquainted with Sami Lehto in the summer of 2005. Sebastian and Petri are responsible for writing the songs and arranging and producing the songs for Sami. All members of the band have years of musical background. The songs on the band’s debut album, released in the fall of 2007, have been released over the years. The band’s first single, “All In My Head,” was distributed to radio stations in late May, and in the summer of 2007, it became one of the radio’s most played songs. The second single “Somebody Else” was broadcast on radio on September 17, 2007, and a music video was also made for the song. The band’s first two singles can be found on the October 31, 2007 album “Another Day Rising”.

On December 7, 2007, the band acted as warmer for Bryan Adams at his Finnish gig. The band’s second album, The Giant Leap, was released in 2010.

After Giant Leap froze for a while, Sebastian formed a new band called Sebastian & The 4th Line Band. Rejman is from a bilingual working-class family in eastern Helsinki and has lived in Kallio, Helsinki. He started playing guitar and singing at the age of 14. He cites Elvis Presley and Bruce Springsteen as his musical role models. 

Rejman participated in Nelonen’s Choir War , where he conducted the Helsinki Choir. The Helsinki Choir dropped out of the race first. 

In addition to the songs from The Giant Leap, Rejman and Somer did a song “Hauraalla jäällä” with Lasse Wikman and Samppa Komokallio. Rejman also composed the song “Hetki me vaan lennettiin” for Riku Torkkel with Esa Nieminen.

Since 2012, Rejman has also been a TV presenter as he co-hosted Talentin with Lorenz Backman. Since then, he has hosted Splash and worked as a backstage reporter for The Voice of Finland. In 2014, he hosted the tv-show Jukebox and also co-hosted the final concert of the show We Want More program with Kristiina Komulainen. In 2017, he starred in the film “Kuudes kerta”. 

Since 2018, Sebastian has a role in the hospital series Syke.

Rejman represented Finland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, together with Darude. 


Look Away (with Darude)

🇫🇮 Finland



Sebastian Rejman
Ville Virtanen

Sebastian Rejman
Ville Virtanen

Petri Somer
Matti Leino
Heini Ikonen
Etel Röhr

Results Semi

Points: 23
Position: 17
Running order: 3

Results Finals

Points: –
Position: –
Running order: –