France returns to a national final for Eurovision 2021
France returns to a national final for Eurovision 2021 Photo: France TV

Live This Weekend: Shows in France, Lithuania and Norway

France will choose their Eurovision entry this weekend in 'Eurovision France: C'est Vous Qui Décidez' and the Semi-Finals for Norway and Lithuania will also take place.

France decides

On Saturday 30 January France will pick their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. In a new format called Eurovision France: C'est Vous Qui Décidez (Eurovision France: You Decide) the following 12 songs will perform:

  • LMK - Magique

  • Ali - Paris Me Dit

  • Casanova - Tutti

  • Barbara Pravi - Voilà

  • Cephaz - On A Mangé Le Soleil

  • Amui - Maeva

  • Andriamad - Alléluia

  • Philippine - Bah Non

  • Juliette Moraine - Pourvu Qu'on M'Aime

  • 21 Juin Le Duo - Peux-Tu Me Dire?

  • Terence James - Je T'Emmènerai Danser

  • Pony X - Amour Fou

The show consists of 2 stages. In round 1, the top 7 songs that received the most votes from the audience will go on to qualify to the next stage. Then, one of the songs that didn't make it through the first round will be selected to join them. This song will be chosen by a star-studded jury including Jean-Paul Gaultier, Amir, and Eurovision winners Marie Myriam and Duncan Laurence.

The 8 remaining songs will then compete in the second round of voting, where votes from the audience and the juries will both count for 50%.

The show will be broadcast live from Paris.

Broadcast time: Saturday 30 January 21:05 CET
Where to watch: France 2 (In France) or online, TV5MONDE (International) or online.

The artists of Eurovision France: C'est Vous Qui DécidezFrance TV

Get ready for Norway's third Semi-Final

Who will join TIX, KEiiNO, Blåsemafian feat. Hazel, Raylee and Stavangerkameratene in the Final of Melodi Grand Prix (MGP)? This Saturday another 4 acts will compete for just 1 spot in the Final:

  • Ole Hartz - Vi Er Norge

  • Big Daddy Karsten - Smile

  • Diniye - Own Yourself

  • Emmy - Witch Woods

Kaja Rode pre-qualified for the Final and she will showcase her song Feel Again during the show.

Broadcast time: Saturday 30 January 19:50 CET
Where to watch: NRK (In Norway and its neighbouring countries) or online.

The four artists that will compete in the third Semi-Final of MGPNRK / Julia Marie Naglestad

Lithuania enters a new phase

If you've been following the Lithuanian selection Pabandom iš naujo! (Let’s try again) then you'd already know all the competing songs. After the first 2 heats we're now left with just 10 Semi-Finalists and, of course, the pre-qualified group The Roop, who have a direct ticket to the Final.

The artists competing in the Semi-Final this Saturday are:

  • Aistė Brokenleg - Home

  • Norbertas - Man In Need

  • Gebrasy - Where’d You Wanna Go?

  • Evita Cololo - Be Paslapčių

  • Gabrielius Vagelis - My Guy

  • Be U - Love Yourself

  • Voldemars Petersons - Never Fall For You Again

  • Martyna - Thank You Very Much

  • Milita - Shadows

  • Titas & Benas - No

Broadcast time: Saturday 30 January 20:00 CET
Where to watch: LRT (In Lithuania) or online.

Which show will you be watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

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