France: Destination Eurovision 2018 semi-final allocation revealed

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Ahead of its kick off this coming Saturday, the French national broadcaster – France 2 – has confirmed the semi-final allocation draw for the country’s upcoming national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Yesterday saw the last few artist announcements for France’s upcoming national selection, Destination Eurovision, in which the final 9 artists set to compete were confirmed by the country’s national broadcaster.

In total, 18 artists will be competing for the right to represent France at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, with the eventual winner set to be determined via a combined international jury and national televote.

Semi-final allocation determined

Earlier this evening, France 2 confirmed which artists would be competing in the first semi-final of the competition.

Pre-recorded earlier today, semi-final 1 of Destination Eurovision will air this coming Saturday, in which the show’s qualifiers have been determined via a national jury.

Semi-final 1

  • EhlaJ’ai cru
  • Emmy LiyanaOK ou KO
  • EnéaI’ll be there
  • Lisandro CuxiEva
  • LoukaMamma mia
  • MasoeParadis
  • Malo’Ciao
  • NoéeL’un près de l’autre
  • Pheno MenJamais sans toi

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Semi-final 2

  • IgitLisboa Jérusalem
  • Jane ConstanceUn jour j’ai rêvé
  • June The GirlSame
  • LucieMy world
  • Madame MonsieurMercy
  • Max CinnamonAilleurs
  • NassiRêve de gamin
  • Sarah CaillibotTu me manques
  • SweemLà-haut

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The second semi-final is set to be recorded tomorrow, with the show to air the following Saturday.

In total, 8 artists will compete in the final of Destination Eurovision at the end of the month; the winner of the French national selection will be determined via a 50/50 combined jury and public vote.

The winner of the national selection will represent France at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in the host city of Lisbon.