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France: The Final of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez will be on Saturday 30th January!

French public television, announced that the Final of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, the national final of the country for Eurovision 2021, will be on Saturday 30 January at 21:05 CET.

National final for 2021 in France

TV France decided to organize a show in order to allow the French public to choose between 12 artists from all over France, the song and the representative of the country in the competition.

This program is called Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, and will be presented by Stéphane Bern and Laurence Boccolini in France 2. The audience and a jury of celebrities will choose their favorite song, in a ratio of 50-50.

700 applications were submitted to TV France, all hoping to win the coveted ticket. 20 performers had a final audition at the Apollo Theater, with 12 of them finally winning the ticket to Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez.

The final will eventually take place in Paris and not in a peripheral city, as originally rumored, in a television studio, in a specially designed stage for this purpose.

This is how the winner will be chosen

The 12 candidates will compete in three different phases in order to select the winner of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez!

– Qualifiers: The 7 songs that won the public vote will be selected for the “Ultimate Vote”
– The Euro Ticket: A wild card will be awarded only by the jury until the 8th song that will also qualify for “Ultimate Vote”
– The final vote: Then the votes will be zeroed. The audience and the jury of 50% will highlight the winning song

The jury, will consist of the following members:

 Amir (President of the Commission)
– Marie Myriam
– Jean-Paul Gaultier
– Natasha St Pier
– Duncan Laurence
– Chimène Badi
– André Manoukian
– Elodie Gossuin
– Augustin Galiana
– Michèle Bernier

Among the members of the jury, former eurostars of France, the last winner of the competition, Duncan Laurence, but also famous personalities of the country, such as Jean-Paul Gaultier.

The 12 finalists are:

  • LMK – Magic
  • Ali – Paris Me Dit
  • Casanova – Tutti
  • Barbara Pravi – Voilà
  • Cephaz – On A Mangé Le Soleil
  • Amui – Maeva
  • Andriamad – Alleluia
  • Philippines – Bah Non
  • Juliette Moraine – Pourvu Qu’on M’Aime
  • 21 Juin Le Duo – Peux-Tu Me Dire?
  • Terence James – Je T’Emmènerai Danser
  • Pony X – Amour Fou

The head of delegation, Alexandra Redde-Amiel, said that French television was inspired by Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, while claiming that it reflected among the candidates the country’s contemporary music scene.

You can take a look at our interviews with Barbara Pravi, Casanova and Andriamad.

Who do you think will be the winner of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez?

France: This is how the 2021 eurovision entry will be chosen!

French public television, in a special press conference recently at the Apollo Theater, presented the details of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, the national final of the country for Eurovision 2021.

National final for 2021 in France

TV France decided to organize a show in order to allow the French public to choose between 12 artists from all over France, the song and the representative of the country in the competition.

This program is called Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, and will be presented by Stéphane Bern and Laurence Boccolini in France 2. The audience and a jury of celebrities will choose their favorite song, in a ratio of 50-50.

700 applications were submitted to TV France, all hoping to win the coveted ticket. 20 performers had a final audition at the Apollo Theater, with 12 of them finally winning the ticket to Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez.

The final will eventually take place in Paris and not in a peripheral city, as originally rumored, in a television studio, in a specially designed stage for this purpose.

This is how the winner will be chosen

The 12 candidates will compete in three different phases in order to select the winner of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez!

Qualifiers: The 7 songs that won the public vote will be selected for the “Ultimate Vote”
The Euro Ticket: A wild card will be awarded only by the jury until the 8th song that will also qualify for “Ultimate Vote”
The final vote: Then the votes will be zeroed. The audience and the jury of 50% will highlight the winning song

The jury, will consist of the following members:

Amir (President of the Commission)
– Marie Myriam
– Jean-Paul Gaultier
– Natasha St Pier
– Duncan Laurence
– Chimène Badi
– André Manoukian
– Elodie Gossuin
– Augustin Galiana
– Michèle Bernier

Among the members of the jury, former eurostars of France, the last winner of the competition, Duncan Laurence, but also famous personalities of the country, such as Jean-Paul Gaultier.

The 12 finalists are:

  • LMK – Magic
  • Ali – Paris Me Dit
  • Casanova – Tutti
  • Barbara Pravi – Voilà
  • Cephaz – On A Mangé Le Soleil
  • Amui – Maeva
  • Andriamad – Alleluia
  • Philippines – Bah Non
  • Juliette Moraine – Pourvu Qu’on M’Aime
  • 21 Juin Le Duo – Peux-Tu Me Dire?
  • Terence James – Je T’Emmènerai Danser
  • Pony X – Amour Fou

The head of delegation, Alexandra Redde-Amiel, said that French television was inspired by Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, while claiming that it reflected among the candidates the country’s contemporary music scene.

The date of the national final is still unknown, although everyone wants it to take place in January. There will be newer announcements as to whether or not there will be an audience presence.

Tomorrow, a Eurovision medley with the 12 candidates, filmed at the Teatro Apollo, will be broadcast through the lunch magazine of France 2.

You can take a look at our interviews with Barbara Pravi, Casanova and Andriamad.

Who do you think will be the winner of Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez?

 

France: Stephane Bern to present “Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez” | 12 will be the finalists!

French Public Television (TV France) announced earlier its plans for the second half of the TV season. As mentioned in the relevant press conference, the country’s national final for Eurovision 2021, Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, will be held in January with 12 participants and presenter Stephane Bern. Read more

France: Ireland’s representative at the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest, Maria Boyle, submitted a song for the national final!

Maria Doyle, who represented Ireland at Eurovision 1985, with the surname Christian at the time, occupying sixth place with the song Wait Until The Weekend Comes, revealed in a recent interview that she has submitted a song for the French national final.

The 50-year-old blind singer now lives with her French husband and their seven children in Lunévilloise. A few months ago she impressed with her voice and interpretation, reaching the semifinals of The Voice of France. In fact, in Blind Audition she made all the judges cry with emotion, having on stage almost her whole family.

Maria Doyle says in her interview that representing France in the Eurovision Song Contest is a dream and she was always looking for a way to make it happen. This year, she literally submitted her entry at the last minute, after a journalist from the Irish Embassy in France informed her about the national final for Eurovision 2021 on public television.

In fact, Maria Doyle reveals that she has been invited for the first casting, hoping to go through all the phases and win the French ticket to Rotterdam.

French public television is holding Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez, for Eurovision 2021, through which the song and the country’s representative for the competition will be announced. After two years with mediocre results, France hopes for a better result in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest.

Do you think Maria Doyle would be a good choice for France?

Let’s remember Maria Doyle’s previous entry in the Eurovision Song Contest, with the colors of Ireland:

Source: estrepublicain