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France in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country  France
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 6 March 2007
Selected entrant Les Fatals Picards
Selected song "L'amour à la française"
Finals performance
Final result 22nd, 19 points
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2006 2008►

France chose their entry through a national final consisting of 10 performers selected by French television broadcasters. Successful French acts of the past five years were invited to compete for a trip to Helsinki, with emphasis put on more contemporary musical styles.[1][2] Finally, Les Fatals Picards were chosen as the French representatives for 2007.

The French entry finished joint 22nd in the contest with the United Kingdom, with 19 points.

Contents

  • Selection 1
  • At Eurovision 2
    • Points awarded by France 2.1
      • Semi final 2.1.1
      • Final 2.1.2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

Selection

Draw Broadcaster Artist Song Translation Place
1 France 3 Les Vedettes "Vive Papa" Long live Daddy 6
2 France 4 MAP "Grain de sel" Grain of salt
3 France 5 Jennifer Chevallier "Mon étoile" My star 3
4 France 3 Les Fatals Picards "L'amour à la française" Love in the French way 1
5 RFO Medi-T "On and On" 2
6 France 2 BZR, Cheb Hamid & Medhi "Galbi" My heart
7 RFO Valérie Louri "Besoin d'ailleurs" Need for somewhere else 5
8 France 4 Les Wampas "Faut voter pour nous" You gotta vote for us
9 France 5 Charlotte Becquin "Je veux tout" I want everything 10
10 France 2 Estelle Lemée "Comme un rêve" Like a dream 4

At Eurovision

As a member of the Big Four, France automatically qualified to compete in final held in May 12. Les Fatals Picards was drawn to perform thirteenth in the line-up. At the end of the contest, the song finished in 22nd place with only 19 points.

Points awarded by France

Points Awarded to France (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

See also

France in the Eurovision Song Contest

External links

  • French National Final page
  • France 2 website
  • France 3 website
  • France 4 website
  • France 5 website
  • RFO - Réseau France Outre-Mer website
  • Groupe France Télévisions website
  • (French) eurovision-info.net, french database

References

  1. ^ Eurovision Song Contest Serbia 2008 | News - France: Exclusive - first details for 2007 announced
  2. ^ France 2007
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