France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975

Eurovision Song Contest 1975
Country  France
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selected entrant Nicole Rieu
Selected song "Et bonjour à toi l'artiste"
Finals performance
Final result 4th, 91 points
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1973 • 1975 • 1976►

France was represented by Nicole Rieu, with the song '"Et bonjour à toi l'artiste", at the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 22 March in Stockholm. The song was chosen internally by broadcaster TF1.

At Eurovision

On the night of the final Rieu performed third in the running order, following Ireland and preceding Germany. "Et bonjour à toi l'artiste" was a gentle, melodic ballad, often cited as the most sophisticated song in the 1975 contest. At the close of voting it had picked up 91 points (including maximum 12s from Ireland and Portugal), placing France 4th of the 19 entries. The French jury awarded its 12 points to the United Kingdom.[1]

See also


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