esctoday.com have announced that France3 will hold a national final this year, with only three acts participating. This news comes at quite a shock to be honest... France haven't held a national final in years!
All the submitted entries will be reviewed at the end of the month, by a special jury. They will pick the best three participants for "Les chansons d'abord". It's also been announced that Natasha St-Pier will host the event. Restez à l'écoute!