Festival da Canção Begins: Here are the first Qualifiers

The Portuguese national selection has begun, with the first semi-final now complete. A total of 10 acts took to the stage to present their entries, with just 5 of those acts qualifying to the final. The vote was decided by a combination of jury and televote.

Here are the competing acts:

  • The Black Mamba – Love Is on My Side
  • Valéria – Na mais profunda saudade
  • – Claro como água
  • Nadine – Cheguei aqui
  • Miguel Marôco – Girassol
  • Fábia Maia – Dia Lindo
  • Irma – Livros
  • Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade
  • Sara Afonso – Contramão
  • IAN – Mundo

The qualifying acts were as follows:

  • The Black Mamba – Love Is on My Side

  • Valéria – Na mais profunda saudade

  • Fábia Maia – Dia Lindo

  • Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade

  • Sara Afonso – Contramão

The second semi-final will take place on the 27th of February, with the next 10 acts to perform for the final 5 positions in the Festival da Canção final.

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