France: ‘Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez’ to take place on January 30

France: ‘Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez’ to take place on January 30

The French national broadcaster, has confirmed that the country’s Eurovision 2021 national final ‘Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez’ is scheduled for January 30,2020 in Paris.

France Televisions swtiched this year to a new national selection format called  ‘Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez’ in order to determine the next Eurovision representative. The national broadcaster has confirmed that the show will take place on January 30 and will be broadcast live on France 2 at 21:05 CET. 

A total of 12 contestants ambition to win the national final and the right to represent the nation at Eurovision 2021. The 12 acts are: 

  • LMK – Magique (songwriters: Eve-Line Lamarca, High P)
  • Ali – Paris Me Dit (songwriters: Hyphen Hyphen)
  • Casanova – Tutti ( songwriters: Yoann Casanova, Théo Grasset, Jérôme Brulant)
  • Barbara Pravi – Voilà (songwriters: Barbara Pravi, Lili Poe, Igit)
  • Cephaz – On A Mangé Le Soleil (songwriters: Antoine Essertier, Elise Rieslinger)
  • Amui – Maeva (songwriters Ken Carlter Serena F. Carlter, Edwiga Taerea)
  • Andriamad – Alléluia (songwriters: Andriamad)
  • Philippine – Bah Non (songwriters: Philippine Zadéo, Caméléon)
  • Juliette Moraine – Pourvu Qu’on M’Aime ( songwriters: Juliette Moraine Rémi Portat)
  • 21 Juin Le Duo – Peux-Tu Me Dire? ( songwriters: Julien Guillemin, Manon Pècheur, Jan Orsi)
  • Terence James – Je T’Emmènerai Danser (songwriters: Terence James, Ben Mazué)
  • Pony X – Amour Fou (songwriters: Spoolman, SquirL, Clarence)

The 2021 format

Eurovision France you decide,  will consist of  the following 3 distinct stages:

 Qualifying round : The 7 songs that won the public vote will be selected for the “Ultimate Vote”

 The Euro Ticket : A wildcard will be awarded by the jury alone to an 8th song which will therefore access the “Ultimate Vote”

– The Ultimate Vote : The points from then on will reset to zero. The public and the jury each at 50% will elect the winning song.

The members that will form the Eurovision France Jury are the following:

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

Here is a recap of the competing national final entries: 

Angelo D.

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