Natasha St. Pier has invited Anggun, Marie Myriam and Amaury Vassili to her show Chansons D’abord, on Sunday 26 January where the 3 potential French 2014 entries will be premiered for the very first time. The 2014 French Eurovision national final will be aired live on France 3 at 16:40 CET.
Natasha St. Pier represented France at the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen and will be hosting the 2014 French Eurovision national final on 26 January where Destan, JOANA and Twin Twin will battle for the golden ticket to Copenhagen. A special Eurovision show is being prepared for the ocassion where former Eurovision representatives will treat the audience with their performances and will share their Eurovision experience.
Marie Myriam won the 1977 Eurovision Song Contest and gave France its 5th and last victory at the event so far. Amaury Vasilli represented France at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, whilst Anggun represented France at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku.
The 2014 French Eurovision final will be aired live on January 26 at 16.40 CET on the Chansons D’abord show which will be hosted by former Frech Eurovision representative Natasha St. Pier (France 2001). The 2014 French Eurovision entry and representative will be selected via 50/50 jury televoting deliberation.
French viewers will have the chance to vote for their favourite entry during 4 weeks. The public vote will count for 50% of the final deliberation. Voting will run from 26 January – 23 February. The winner will be revealed on 2 March by Natasha St. Pier on her show.
The 3 candidates will receive massive exposure as their songs will be aired constantly during the 4 weeks on France 3and France Bleu. The French public will get the chance to get to know the 3 candidates and their respective entries.
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)
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