Festival Da Canção Submissions Open for 2022

Portuguese broadcaster RTP has confirmed their participation at Eurovision 2022 as well as opening the submissions window for Festival Da Canção.

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Think About Things (Results Edition) – Portugal

It’s the time of year when the Post-Eurovision depression is in full swing, but there’s no better cure than to reminisce! Together with ESCDaily Editor, Dennis Van Eersel, we will be discussing each of this year’s competing nations – from their results to how we think they could improve in the future!

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The Black Mamba Wins Festival da Canção after a Tie-break

Festival da Canção reached an exciting conclusion, with the winner decided by a tie-break. A total of 10 acts competed to win the ticket to Rotterdam, with those acts qualifying from the previous two semi-finals. The line-up was as follows: Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade Joana Alegre – Joana do Mar Fábia Maia – Dia Lindo Valéria…

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Festival da Canção Continues: Here are the final Qualifiers

The Portuguese national selection continued this week, with the second 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: Da Chick – I…

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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 –…

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Portugal: Festival Da Canção Songs Revealed

Earlier in the national Final season, Portuguese broadcaster RTP announced the 20 composers taking part in this year’s Festival Da Canção. The composers then select who will perform the songs they compose, with the possibility for the composers to sing their own songs in the competition. Here are the artists competing in the first Semi-Final…

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Portugal: Festival da Canção Songwriters Revealed

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.…

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Festival da Canção Will Select Portuguese Act in 2021

More news has come out of Portugal this week, as broadcaster RTP confirms the return of Festival da Canção to select the Eurovision 2021 entry. The rules for the 2021 edition have been released, with the competition to feature more artists than in previous years. A total of 20 acts will be competing at next…

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Top 5 National Final Songs of 2020

We grew such love for the Eurovision class of 2020, and even more so when the contest was unfortunately cancelled this year. Even though Eurovision was cancelled, we had another entertaining National Final season, where we saw a number of fan favourites miss out on the top spot. As the title suggests, we have five…

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Elisa Wins Festival da Canção and will represent Portugal at Eurovision

The Portuguese national selection has now concluded, with the next Portuguese Eurovision act decided. A total of 8 entries performed, after qualifying from the previous two semi-finals. Here is the Line-up: Filipe Sambado – Gerbera Amarela do Sul Jimmy P – Abensonhado Tomás Luzia – Mais real que o amor Elisa Rodrigues – Não voltes…

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