The intention is not at all to quit Eurovision, Bruno Berberes, head of delegation for France, declares. The event has one of the best viewing figures of the whole year for France. For 2012, the choice of the artist will be made internally, he adds. Usually, France selects its Eurovision representative internally. The last time France held a national final was back in 2007, when Les Fatals Picards won the show
France have just confirmed its participation to the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan yesterday to the EBU. One of the original founding members of the European Broadcasting Union will send a representative to the competition for the 55th time.