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Find out who will take part in which semi-final of Destination Eurovision!

The countdown to the beginning of Destination Eurovision is on! This evening, the official France 2 Facebook page revealed in which semi-final the 18 entries will take part in.

Destination semi-finals!
With this being the line-up for the first semi-final, we can work out that the line-ups for both semi-finals are as follows:

Semi-Final One (13th January)

  • Ehla – J’ai cru
  • Emmy Liyana – OK ou KO
  • Enéa – I’ll Be There
  • Lisandro Cuxi – Eva
  • Louka – Mamma Mia
  • Malo’ – Ciao
  • Masoe – Paradise
  • Noée – L’un près de l’autre
  • Pheno Men – Jamais sans toi

Semi-Final Two (20th January)

  • Igit – Lisboa Jérusalem
  • Jane Constance – Un jour j’ai rêvé
  • June The Girl – Same
  • Lucie – My World
  • Madame Monsieur – Mercy
  • Max Cinnamon – Ailleurs
  • Nassi – Rêve de gamin
  • Sarah Caillibot – Tu me manques
  • Sweem – Là-haut

Voting process

Four entries will qualify from each semi-final. The results of the semi-finals will be decided by a French jury and an international jury. The French jury will consist of Amir, Christophe Willem and Isabelle Boulay. Meanwhile, on the international jury will be Christer Björkman, Nicola Caligiore and Olga Salamakha, the Eurovision head of delegations for Sweden, Italy and Belarus respectively.
In the final, the winner will be determined by a combination of public televoting (50%) and a ten-member international jury panel (50%). The international jury in the final will consist of Christer, Nicola, Olga, and seven further jurors who will be from Armenia, Bulgaria, Finland, Iceland, Israel, Russia and Switzerland.
For more information, read our comprehensive guide to Destination Eurovision here!

Which semi-final is your favourite taking part in? Furthermore, are you impressed with France’s new national selection process? Let us know below!

Ryan Cobb

My first memory of watching the Eurovision Song Contest was back in 2001 and, over the years, my passion and enthusiasm for the contest has very much turned into an obsession. I adore music and I love geography, so this contest is a natural fit for me. If la la loving Eurovision was a crime, I'd certainly be a criminal!

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