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France: ‘Televised shows to pick the candidate for Lisbon’

The French newspaper Ouest-France reports that France will broadcast three tv-shows in January, in which the nation will pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. After the choiche has been made, a song will be composed for this artist to perform in Lisbon.

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France: First plans for national final revealed

French broadcaster France 2 has released the first information for their plans for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. France will return to a national final format.

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Kiev 2017: Alma and Lucie Jones increase confidence on stage

Lucie Jones admits that she felt a bit stressed during her first rehearsal at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. “I was still getting used to the stage, the camera’s. Trying to get it all right. Today I was able to relax more.”

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The Shortlist (10) France

Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the second semi final. Today’s report is about France.

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Alma: “Amir changed everything around Eurovision in France”

After a couple of years with not much luck at the contest, Amir gave France a comeback with a top-10 result in Stockholm. His successor Alma is very thankful for him: “It changed everything, Amir did a great job.”

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France: Eurovision final to be broadcast in cinemas

The final of the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev will be broadcast in cinemas across France for the first time. The broadcast will happen on the 13th of May at CGR Cinemas locations in 41 cities across the country.

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France: Alma selected to sing ‘Requiem’ in Kiev

France has announced their representative for Kiev. After a fantastic result last year, with Amir, France will be looking to better that result with Alma and her song Requiem.

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France: Broadcaster will select internally again

Broadcaster France 2 will once again select the French Eurovision act internally. There will however be an open call for songs this year, starting today, according to a tweet from Head of Delegation Edoardo Grassi.

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Aftermath 2016 (7): Amir giving France its revival

In Aftermath we look back at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, covering the biggest and most newsworthy stories the contest gave us. Today we take a look at the French revival, with a top 10 placing thanks to Amir’s “J’ai Cherché”.

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Amir: ‘We have a lot of work to do’

The French delegation was not completely happy with their first rehearsal of ‘J’ai Cherche’ last Friday. On his press conference afterwards, Amir admitted there is still a lot of work to be done.

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