Portuguese broadcaster RTP have now revealed the 20 songwriters set to participate in the upcoming edition of Festival da Canção. The semi-finals will take place on February 20th and 27th, with the final set to take place on March 6th.
10 acts will compete in each of the semi-finals, with 5 qualifiers from each semi-final. The winner of the competition will go on to represent Portugal at Eurovision in 2021.
Here are the competing songwriters:
- Anne Victorino d’Almeida
- Carolina Deslandes
- Da Chick
- Fábia Maia
- Filipe Melo
- Helder Moutinho
- Joana Alegre
- João Vieira
- Pedro da Linha
- Pedro Gonçalves (through open submission)
- Miguel Marôco (through open submission)
The songwriters will select artists to perform their songs, or alternatively, they will perform the songs themselves. More details on the artists will be revealed in due time.