Junior Eurovision in Nice is now less than a month away. In the lead-up to the start of rehearsals, we will get to know a bit more about this year’s artists, their discography, and their Junior Eurovision journey so far. Next up, we will preview France’s 2023 representative, Zoé Clauzure.
Zoé Clauzure’s Junior Eurovision Journey So Far…
Zoé Clauzure was chosen internally by broadcaster France Télévisions, to represent France at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023. The song Zoé will sing at the contest is called “Cœur” – which translates to “Heart” in English.
What do we think of “Cœur”
The team at That Eurovision Site have reacted to France’s entry for Nice. Tim gave his thoughts on “Cœur”, which you can check out here:
Who Is Zoé Clauzure?
Zoé Clauzure is a 13 year old singer/songwriter from Montrouge in France. In 2020, Zoe competed took part in the French version of “The Voice Kids”. In the past, Zoé has performed with accomplished French artist Yseult, as well as France’s 2016 Eurovision representative Amir. During the semi-final of The Voice Kids, Zoe performed a cover of Celine Dion’s “Je seis pas”.
France’s Junior Eurovision Journey
France took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2004. Represented by Thomas Pontier singing “Si on voulait bien”, France finished in 6th place earning 78 points. However, the country withdrew from the Contest, citing a ‘Eurovision overkill’. France would not rejoin the Contest until 2018. Since then, France has become a Junior Eurovision powerhouse, finishing in the top 5 in each of their four subsequent participations. France won the 2020 edition of the Contest, with Valentina singing “J’imagine”.
France participated in the 2022 Junior Euroision Song Contest with Lissandro and the song “Oh Maman!”. They won the contest once again, achieving a total of 203 points. Lissandro came first in the jury vote with 132 points, followed by a third place in the televote with 71 points
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News Source: JuniorEurovision.tv / That Eurovision Site
Photo Credit: France Télévisions