First Appearence ESS #1
Best Finish 1st ESS #5 QF
Worst Finish 12th ESS #1
Apearences 4
Natural Selection None
Related Countries None
France was one of the original countries of the new ESS. France debuted ESS #1 with the song "ne partez pas sans moi" by the singer Celine Dion this on record was France's worst ever placing at a respectable 12th place. During the early years of ESS France (1-3) France had the highest average score with a very good 108 point average per edition.  France's best placement in the Finals was #3 When Alyona Lanskaya represented France with "Rhythm of Love" which reached 2nd place behind Montenegro. At the time it was the 2nd highest score, it is actually the 6th highest score ever with 140 points,The best finish of all time was 1st in ESS #5 Quarter-Final.


For ESS #4 France withdrew for unknown reasons For ESS #6 France,Israel and Italy got Disqualified for 2 editions this decision was later overturned.


France entred in all editions,it is uknown if they will participate for ESS #6

ESS Artist Song Final Points Semi Points Quarter Points
#1 Celine Dion "Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi" 12th 69 10th 73


#2 Maja Keuc "No One" 8th 103 4th 86
#3 Alyona Lanskaya "Rhythm Of Love" 2nd 140 2nd 101
#5 Bonnie Tyler "Holding Out For A Hero" 6th 118 3rd 108 1st 89
#6 Azucar Moreno "Bandido"
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