Another country has confirmed its Junior Eurovision representative for 2021. This time, it’s the turn of the host nation; France. France Television has confirmed, that Enzo will have the honour of representing France on home soil with the song “Tic Tac”, which is written and composed by Alban Lico, and is an invitation to take a break and enjoy the simpler things in life.
“A unique voice make Enzo a superb representative of France”
Upon the confirmation that Enzo will be representing his home nation in Paris in December, he mentioned his love for singing and dancing and the French delegation hopes that he will be a tour de force in Paris.
‘As a child I was already singing and dancing in my living room. My brother got a guitar for Christmas, I borrowed it from him and it was my father who taught me to play it’.
With the confirmation of Enzo being France’s Junior Eurovision 2021 representative; France’s Head of Delegation Alexandra Redde-Amiel had the following to say.
‘We are very happy to welcome Enzo into the big family of Eurovision. All the French delegation and France Télévisions will be at his side to accompany him in this extraordinary adventure which will also be marked by the organization of the event in France. Historic!
His energy, his talent, his unique voice make Enzo a superb representative of France. With his song that evokes the time that passes so quickly, Enzo embarks us in his world so catchy and lively to remind us that life is to savour every second.’
Enzo’s Junior Eurovision entry “Tic Tac will be released at midnight on the 22nd of October.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021
Junior Eurovision 2021 will take place in Paris, France following Valentina’s victory in JESC 2020 with “J’imagine”. The contest will be held in La Seine Musicale on December 19th. 19 countries will be competing in the 19th edition of the competition:
- Albania – TBC
- Armenia – TBC
- Azerbaijan – Sona Azizova
- Bulgaria – TBC
- France (Host) – Enzo – “Tic Tac”
- Georgia – artist to be decided 13th November
- Germany – Pauline with “Imagine”
- Ireland – Maiú Levi Lawlor
- Italy – to be decided during November
- Kazakhstan – to be decided on 6th November
- Malta – Ike and Kaya with “My Home”
- The Netherlands – Ayana with “Mata Sugu Aō Ne”
- North Macedonia – Cast of Dajte Muzika
- Poland – Sara James with “Somebody”
- Portugal – Simão Oliveira
- Russia – to be decided on 30th October
- Serbia – Jovana and Dunja with “Children’s Eyes”
- Spain – Levi Díaz,
- Ukraine – to be decided on 23rd October
You can keep up with our JESC 2021 coverage here.
France’s Junior Eurovision Journey
Frace made its debut in the 2004 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Thomas Pontier with the song “Si on voulait bien”, which placed 6th. Since then, took a break and returned in 2018 with Angelina with “Jamais Sans Toi” which placed 2nd. Their recent participation saw them achieve their first win with Valentina and the song “J”Imagine”.
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News Source: France Television
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