For the first time after 1993, Corsican language will be heard during the Eurovision Song Contest. Amaury Vassili, this year's French representative, will perform his entry in the Corsican language, an Italian dialect spoken in the island of Corsica.
France is one of the five countries automatically qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. Asesctoday.com previously reported, Amaury Vassili was internally selected by France 3 to represent the country in Düsseldorf. Today, the national broadcaster of the Francophone nation has officially confirmed the news that the youngest professional tenor in the world will be their representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.
Amaury's song for this year's European favourite music competition will be revealed later this month by France 3, the official broadcaster of France. It was confirmed that he will perform in the Corsican language, an Italian dialect spoken in the French island of Corsica.
France will compete in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 to be held on May 14th in Düsseldorf and will have the right to vote in the second semi final.