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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.

Contents

  • 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,


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  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".  

References

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]

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