As we previously reported that France will return to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. They have now gone on to since announced that their national final C’est vous qui décidez will also return.
On the official France Télévisions website they confirmed the return in this paragraph.
C’est vous qui décidez will air on France 2, the home of the Eurovision Song Contest in France. Eurovision France: c’est vous qui décidez’ was held for the first time in 2021 and saw France’s best result of the 21st century when Barbara Pravi finished second in Rotterdam.
As of yet there is no further information regarding any submission windows, but we will provide more details when we get them.
Returning to 2023
As previously stated, the French broadcaster confirmed their return to the contest to ESCToday, joining other countries who had already confirmed their participation in next year’s contest.
France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022
After winning the 2022 edition of C’est vous qui décidez, Alvan & Ahez represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin with “Fulenn”. Their entry was performed fully in Breton – the first time that the language featured in the contest since 1996.
As a member of the Big Five, France automatically qualified for the final in Turin where they finished in 24th place with 17 points. The French entry scored 9 points from the juries and a further 8 points from the televote. France finished 11 points ahead of last-placed Germany, who scored six points.
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