FRANCE

"Humanahum" - Jean Gabilou

"In a galaxy in the year 3000, an old man sat on the grey ground"

The French Final was held on March 8th, hosted by Fabienne Egal.  Before the final there were 2 semi-finals - click here for details: FRENCH SEMI-FINALS 1981 The winning song was chosen by sample of TV viewers who were telephoned after the final to vote on the songs.

1 Les yeux fermés Closed eyes Evelyne Geller 165

3rd

2 C'est un oiseau de papier It's a paper bird Jorge Rafael 242

2nd

3 Un homme s'était levé A man stood up Amour 116

6th

4 De visage en visage Face to face Jeff Barnell 131

5th

5 Humanahum Humanahum Jean Gabilou 273

1st

6 Voilà comment je t'aime This is how I love you Frida Boccara 159

4th

Jean Gabilou came 3rd at the ESC.  Frida Boccara was one of the joint winners of the 1969 ESC.

DUTCH NATIONAL FINAL 1981

1981 NATIONAL FINALS