France Télévisions have announced the twelve acts that will compete in Eurovision France – C’est vous qui décidez!
After completing an internal selection process, the artists and their songs have been released on the France Télévisions website. The new national final format comes after last year’s selection of Tom Leeb internally. Speaking to Eurovision.tv, France Head of Delegation (and Head of Variety and Entertainment at France Télévisions), Alexandra Redde-Amiel shed some light on the new show.
“It’s a new concept created by teams from France Télévisions and France TV STUDIOS. We have selected 12 powerful songs from the hundreds of proposals that we received. We are also proud to highlight French artists and songwriters with this selection. We designed an original voting system that gives the audience a greater influence. There will be two phases of voting but the audience will have control in both these two phases. The jury will be made up of 10 people, 5 French and 5 international who will come from all walks of life. Many fans of the Eurovision Song Contest follow national selections across Europe. We really hope that this new concept will please them.”Alexandra Redde-Amiel, France Head of Delegation at Eurovision
The team behind Eurovision France – C’est vous qui décidez! are also keen to showcase what the French music industry has to offer.
“Indeed we want to promote rising artists of the French music scene performing a lot of different music styles: Pop, EDM, the great ‘chanson française’ and Urban music. France Télévisions is also proud to support young talents from the regions of mainland France as well as overseas. You will be able to hear Corsican and Tahitian during the show.”Alexandra Redde-Amiel, France Head of Delegation at Eurovision
- LMK – Magique
- Ali – Paris Me Dit
- Casanova – Tutti
- Barbara Pravi – Voilà
- Cephaz – On A Mangé Le Soleil
- Amui – Maeva
- Andriamad – Alléluia
- Philippine – 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
Each day from 16 December, France 2 will show a portrait of a participating artist during the prime time programme Eurovision France – les finalistes. In these portraits, the artists will present more information about their career as well as their song. Further announcements will be made about the date of the new show, but it is believed to be aired in January 2021.
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