In 'How to Eurovision', we continue to explore the characteristic features that the participating countries show at the Eurovision Song Contest.
France’s participation in the contest has most often been a given. France was one of the countries at the start of the contest in 1956 and have only missed two editions since.
As obvious as their participation is the presence of their language. French has always been around in the history of Eurovision, through the songs, the script of the hosts and the jurys spokespersons.
All of France's five victories have also been in French.