Watch now: Second semi-final of France’s Destination Eurovision 2018

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Tonight concludes the semi-final stage of the French national selection, as the second semi-final of Destination Eurovision 2018 this evening.

How to watch

You can watch the Destination Eurovision show from 20:55 CET via the following:

The show will also air live via the official Destination Eurovision YouTube channel.

The show

The show was pre-recorded and was filmed on the 9 January. This semi-final sees the last nine songs performed in front of 2 juries, who will determine their four favourites to commence to the live final on 27 January.

The two separate juries are a Francophone jury and an international jury. The Francophone jurors are:

  • Amir – Singer, songwriter, represented France in the 2016 Contest
  • Isabelle Boulay – Singer
  • Christophe Willem – Singer

The international jury consists of:

  • Christer Björkman – Head of Delegation for Sweden at Eurovision, supervisor of Melodifestivalen
  • Nicola Caligiore – Head of Delegation for Italy at Eurovision
  • Olga Salamakha – Head of Delegation for Belarus at Eurovision

Whilst the results of both semi-finals are determined by 100% jury voting, the winner of the final will be determined by 50% televoting and 50% of a ten-member jury panel.

The four songs already qualified from the first semi-final for the final are:

  • Lisandro CuxiEva
  • Malo’Ciao
  • Emmy LiyanaOK ou KO
  • LoukaMamma mia

The participants

The nine songs competing in the second semi-final are:

  1. Max CinnamonAilleur
  2. IgitLisboa Jérusalem
  3. June The GirlSame
  4. LucieMy world
  5. SweemLà-haut
  6. Madame MonsieurMercy
  7. NassiRêve de gamin
  8. Sarah CaillibotTu me manques
  9. Jane ConstanceUn jour j’ai rêvé

The final of Destination Eurovision will take place on 27 January.

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