FRANCE – Today Twitter and LE PARISIEN gave news and information regarding the French national final, Eurovision : C’est vous qui décidez!
Through Twitter, it was revealed that as of December 28 we will get to know daily the participants of the national final in a short video postcard with a glimpse of their bidding entry under the title Pastille Eurovision aired at 20:40 CET. In total 12 acts will participate in the national final.
THE SCHEDULE (SO FAR)
Monday, 28th December – Casanova
Tuesday, 29th December – Philippine
Wednesday, 30th December – LMX
Thursday, 31st December – Ali
Friday, 1st January – Barbara Pravi
Casanova and Philipinne are former The Voice candidates – Philippine took part in 2016 and was eliminated during the first live primetime show, while Casanova finished third overall of the 2018 season, in Team Mika. Ali is a rapper. Barbara Pravi cowrote “Bim Bam Toi” and “J’imagine” (the French entries for JESC 2019 and 2020) – making her a Junior Eurovision champion – with Igit (who took part in Destination Eurovision 2018).
Interesting development comes from the side of the hosts. Stéphane Bern and Laurence Boccolini will be the hosts of the national final according to LE PARISIEN.
Laurence Boccolini is known for hosting TV games, most famously the French version of “The Weakest Link”, she is also an amateur singer, and has won the first season of France’s Masked Singer.