World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970

Article Id: WHEBN0019120228
Reproduction Date:

Title: France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1971, France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969, Eurovision Song Contest 1970, France in the Eurovision Song Contest, France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970

Eurovision Song Contest 1970
Country  France
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) February 21, 1970
Selected entrant Guy Bonnet
Selected song "Marie-Blanche"
Finals performance
Final result 4th, 8 points
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1969 1971►

France participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 with the song "Marie-Blanche" performed by Guy Bonnet. The song was chosen through a seven week televised show titled Musicolor. "Marie-Blanche" came in fourth place out of twelve, and received eight points at the contest.


  • National final 1
  • At Eurovision 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

National final

For 1970, after eight years of internal selections, France's national broadcaster,

  1. ^ a b Dufaut, Dominique (2008-08-31). "France: 1970 televised final to be aired again". ESCToday. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  2. ^ Dufaut, Dominique (2008-11-20). "France: another part of the 1970 televised final broadcast". ESCToday. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1970".  


See also

Guy Bonnet performed "Marie-Blanche" sixth on the night, before the United Kingdom's Mary Hopkin with "Knock Knock, Who's There?", and following Belgium's Jean Vallée with "Viens l'oublier". At the close of voting, the song received eight points: three from Ireland, two from Monaco and Yugoslavia, and one from Italy, placing it fourth out of the twelve entrants. Each country had a jury of ten who gave one point to their favorite song.[3]

At Eurovision

By the fifth and sixth Saturdays, the juries had selected four songs to participate in the two semi-finals, with semi consisting of two songs. The winner of each semi-final went to the final round which was held on February 21, 1970 and hosted by Dany Danielle and Sylvain Deschamps. At the final, Guy Bonnet won with "Marie-Blanche" over Daniel Beretta and Isabelle Aubret's "Olivier, Olivia".[1]


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.