It was definitely one of the national selection this year receiving the biggest amount of love from the Eurovision fans: France’s Destination Eurovision!
Now it has been announced that the selection returns for Eurovision 2019!
As early as May 14 of this year, Delphine Ernotte, chairwoman of France Télévisions, said in an interview to daily newspaper Le Parisien:
We are renewing the show because it’s a good way to choose our representative!
And here’s that call for candidates for next year’s edition (click on the picture for a bigger size):
(Translation: Destination Eurovision 2019. Call for candidates. Participate in Destination Eurovision to try and become the French representative for Eurovision 2019! (Application) form at the bottom of the page or at [link])
The form in question can be found here but those who wish to apply need to note of a few rules.
The Eurovision rules of not more than six people on stage, singing live and the song not having been publicly available before September 1st apply but also that singers need to be registered with SACEM (the French music association) or an assocation of equal status (which goes for both France and abroad) and the song may not be made available for commercial purposed before Destination Eurovision itself.
Destination Eurovision 2018 gave us the beloved Madame Monsieur with ‘Mercy’:
What do you think Destination Eurovision 2019 will be like?
Let us know in the comments below!