France in the Eurovision Song Contest 1956

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Eurovision Song Contest 1956
Country France
National selection
Selection processInternal Selection
Selected entrantMathé Altéry & Dany Dauberson
Selected song"Le Temps perdu" & "Il est là"
Finals performance
Final resultN/A
France in the Eurovision Song Contest
1956 1957►

France was one of seven countries to enter the Eurovision Song Contest 1956, the first Eurovision Song Contest to be held. The French broadcaster RTF selected two entries to represent the country: Mathé Altéry with "Le Temps perdu" and Dany Dauberson with "Il est là". Neither song won the Contest, held in Lugano, Switzerland on 24 May 1956.