Destination Eurovision 2018, the French national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest featured two semi-finals and a final. The winner was decided by both an international jury and the public.
How was the result decided?
During the Final only the international jury had a 50% say in the result. The remaining 50% was decided by televoting which was only open to people living in France. Mercy received the highest score according to the total ranking was therefore declared winner of Destination Eurovision and will represent France in the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon in May.
The acts that reached the final of Destination Eurovision 2018 in order of appearance in the final:
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
France was one of the original participants in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and soon became the early champions of the competition having won five times in total. Last year Alma flew the flag for France with Requiem which finished 12th in the Grand Final.