Watch now: Destination Eurovision kicks off in France

by Stefano Casellini 1,505 views

Bonsoir Paris! The Eurovision season is definitely getting to its most interest phase as many national broadcasters reveal more and more details and even announce national finalist acts. Tonight we’ll move to France to watch the first semi-final of Destination Eurovision.

Just last week we discovered the allocation draw for the two semi finals of the French televised national selection. Let’s tune in tonight to watch the first half of the contenders perform live. Here is the list of tonight’s acts, as they are going to perform on stage:

Semi-final 1

  1. Battista AcquavivaPassiò
  2. LautnerJ’ai pas le temps
  3. Chimène BadiLà-haut
  4. AysatComme une grande
  5. MazyOulala
  6. Florina In the shadow
  7. Bilal HassaniRoi
  8. NaestroLe brasier
  9. Silvàn AregLe Petit Nicolas

Four acts will advance to the Final, scheduled on 26 January 2019. Results will be determined by public televoting (50%) and a five-member international jury panel (50%). As with last year, famous French-Canadian singer Garou will host the three shows.

How to watch

The first semi final will start tonight at 21:00 CET on France 2 and TV5 Monde.

Is the successor of Madame Monsieur already among these names or will be waiting of the second semi-final on 19 January?

As we die to find out, the re-watch the French performance in Lisbon last year:

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