The French entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 “J’imagine” has been officially released today.
“J’imagine” the French entry for this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest has been released. The song was made available on all streaming platforms from midnight, with the release of the music video set to take place at 10:00 CET on France Televisions and 16:00 CET on the Junior Eurovision YouTube page.
The songwriters behind ‘Bim Bam Toi’ have written the French entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Igit and Barbara Pravi are returning for a second year as the writers behind the French entry. Igit will be known to Eurovision fans for having competed in Destination Eurovision 2018 with ‘Lisboa, Jerusalem’.
Who is Valentina?
Valentina was born on April 6 2009 in Rennes in Brittany. Her love for music comes from her mother, who used to sing her lullabies. At the age of 6, she auditioned for The Voice: Kids. She has been a member of Kids United Nouvelle Géneration, a French children’s music group, since 2018. She has recorded two albums with the group and has taken part in UNICEF campaigns. Apart from singing, Valentina can also rap. Her favourite artist is Ariana Grande but she also enjoys Italian music, especially Laura Pausini, as her mother is an Italian teacher.
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France first participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 with “Si on voulait bien” by Thomas but withdrew the year after. After a 14-year break, France returned to the contest in 2018 with “Jamais sans toi” by Angélina. She finished 2nd, giving France their best result in a Eurovision contest since 1991. Last year, Carla finished fifth in with “Bim Bam Toi”.