France 3,the French national broadcaster has confirmed to Esctoday.com that France will participate at the forthcoming 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen next May. The method and mechanism the broadcaster will use to select its entry and representative will be revealed in due course.
Amandine Bourgeoius represented France at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with L’Enfer et moi.
France debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and was one of the founding members of the event. The country has won the contest 5 times (1958, 1960, 1962, 1969, 1977), whilst has hosted the event 3 times (1959 and 1961 in Cannes, 1978 in Paris)
Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, France, Albania, Iceland, Ireland, San Marino, Georgia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Estonia, Malta, Russia, Germany, Austria, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Belgium, Spain and Latvia have all confirmed their participation at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest next year in Denmark. Whilst Italy, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary, Lithuania and Slovenia have said they will most likely be in the competition.
Stay tuned to Esctoday.com for the latest information on France and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.