Only a day after the United Kingdom announced their open call for songs, news come from another Big 5 country – France! France 2 announced their open call for songs, which starts now and ends on the 31st of October.
All singers and songwriters wishing to represent France in Eurovision 2016 can send their songs in to France 2 no later than the 31st of October. The performer(s) can be of any nationality, but they have to be able to speak and sing in French. The entry has to be at least 80% in French, and the other 20% can be in any other language.
France 2’s special jury will review all of the submitted songs, and internally select the best one, which will go on and represent France in Eurovision 2016 which is going to be held in Stockholm.
All promotion of the selected artist and the song will be done by the artist(s), their management, and record label.
Lisa Angell represented France in Eurovision 2015 with “N’oubliez pas”, and finished 25th in the Grand Final.