FRANCE 2014: EUROPE WILL HAVE A SAY
Olivier Rocher (France)
PARIS, FRANCE – According to a press release by France 3 head of delegation Frédéric Valencak, the French broadcaster really is in the starting blocks now.
Tomorrow, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am, Natasha St-Pier will be the guest of popular radio show « Le Grand Direct des Médias » on Europe 1, and the 3 bidding entries will be premiered (30 seconds only though). Just after, those clips will be put online on the France 3 Eurovision website.
On Sunday, the final will take place during Natasha’s show “Les Chansons d’Abord” at 4:40 pm. From that moment, the public will have until February 23rd to cast their votes (that will count for 50% of the final result).
There’s going to be three ways of voting: by phone (3245), by SMS (sending 1, 2 or 3 to 73003) or directly on the France 3 website.
That is to say that for the first time, foreign fans will be able to help France choose their own entry thanks to the web voting through internet!
Results will be unveiled by Natasha on March 2nd.