France 1997

France was represented by Fanny, with the song ‘ »Sentiments songes« , at the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 3 May in Dublin. « Sentiments songes » was chosen internally by broadcaster France 2.

At Eurovision

On the night of the final Fanny performed 22nd in the running order, following Denmark and preceding Croatia. At the close of voting « Sentiments songes » had picked up 95 points (including maximum 12s from Estonia, Norway and Poland), placing France 7th of the 25 entries. The French jury awarded its 12 points to contest winners the United Kingdom.[1]

Voting

Points awarded to France

Points awarded to France
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by France

12 points  United Kingdom
10 points  Ireland
8 points  Estonia
7 points  Slovenia
6 points  Turkey
5 points  Hungary
4 points  Cyprus
3 points  Poland
2 points  Spain
1 point  Malta

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