France: Here is Valentina’s Junior Eurovision 2020 entry ‘J’imagine’
The French Junior Eurovision 2020 entry that Valentina will be performing in Warsaw next month, ‘J’imagine’, has been released.
The French hopeful at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Warsaw , Valentina, has released the song she will be singing at the competition. The song is titled J’imagine’.
The entry has been written by the authors of last year’s entry ‘Bim Bam Toi’ sung by Carla. Igit and Barbara Pravi have written the French JESC entry for a second year in a row. Igit is no stranger to the French Eurovision fans as she was behind the “Eurovision Destination 2018′ entry ‘Lisboa, Jerusalem’ .
Valentina Tronel, was born on April 6, 2009 in Rennes. At 6 years old, she decides to participate in The Voice Kids: she will take part in season 4 of TV hook in summer 2017 (edition which was won by the representative of France at the Eurovision Junior 2018 Angélina ) where she performs during the blind auditions “Tra Te E Il Mare”, one of Laura Pausini’s successes.
In May 2018, she joined the new version of the charity group Kids United , formed for the benefit of UNICEF , nicknamed Kids United New Generation (or KUNG), which consists of the original member Gloria and three other new members: Dylan, Ilyana and Nathan.
At the start of 2020, as a member of the KUNG, she was part of the Green Team project (set up to support the Good Planet Foundation of photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand) and of the cover album ” À Toi “ (released on October 23 2020, created in tribute to singer Joe Dassin), both produced with the representative of France at Eurovision Junior 2019 Carla .
France in Junior Eurovision
France debuted at the Junior Eurovision in 2004, when Thomas Pontier represented the country with “Si on voulait bien” and came 6th on its debut participation. Since then remained absent until the 2018 edition, when they made a comeback and was represented by Angélina and the song Jamais Sans Toi which finished in the honorable 2nd place with 203 points.
Last year the country was represented by Carla who 5th place in Gliwice, with the song “Bim Bam Toi”.