#AtoZ: France In Eurovision – Part 1/6

Welcome to our third country-specific #AtoZ series. During the National Final season, we will look at a different country alphabetically each week. This week, we are looking at France and today we are looking at A-E…


Amir was internally selected to represent France in Stockholm, Sweden, at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. In the Grand Final, Amir finished in 6th place, with “J’ai Cherché” and a total of 257 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Bilal Hassani

Bilal Hassani represented France with “Roi” after winning Destination Eurovision, the then national selection. In Tel Aviv, Israel, at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, Bilal finished in 16th place, with 105 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU


The first fully Corsican entry was performed by Amaury Vassili in 2011, when the Eurovision Song Contests was in Dusseldorf, Germany. “Sognu” placed 15th, with 82 points. Corsican partly featured in the 1993 French entry, “Mama Corsica”.

Video: YouTube/EBU


“Divine” was sung by Sébastien Tellier, at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade, Serbia. Sébastien finished in 19th place and a total of 47 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Echo (You & I)

Anggun performed “Echo (You & I)” at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan. She finished in 22nd place, with only 21 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

We will be back tomorrow with our #AtoZ of France in the Eurovision Song Contest, with letters F, G, H and I.

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Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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