PARIS, FRANCE – This year, for the jubilee contest, France seems to have decided to go back to its fundamentals. Last month, FranceTélévisions announced that the contest would be back on the main public channel France 2 (after 11 years on France 3). Last week, a change in the commentators was rumored.

Today, the French broadcaster revealed that the 58th French entrant and his/her song would be internally selected by France 2. This decision is no surprise after the hilarious national final last year. But the biggest change Eurovision fans expect from France is…a decent entry. It’s up to France 2 head of entertainment Mrs Nathalie André now. Wait and see…

Written by Olivier Rocher (France)

Salut! Born just a few days after Marie Myriam's last victory for my homeland (that's a sign), I've been an ESC fan since Zagreb 1990. In late 2013, I was lucky enough to join the Oikotimes team and even attended my very first contest in situ in Wonderful Copenhagen. Then it was Vienna, Sofia, Stockholm and soon it will be Valletta and Kiev. More to come...