Portugal: Festival da Canção 2022 Composers Announced

Portuguese broadcaster RTP has unveiled the 20 composers set to compete at Festival da Canção. The composers may choose to perform their own songs, or alternatively choose an artist to perform at the contest.

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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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Portugal Confirms Junior Eurovision Participation

Portuguese broadcaster RTP have now confirmed that they will be participating at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, set to be held in Warsaw, Poland. The broadcaster is yet to reveal details on how they will determine the representative and song, with the only statement being ‘if there is a competition, RTP will be present.’…

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Festival da Canção 2020 Artists and Songs Revealed

Earlier in the season, Portuguese broadcaster RTP revealed the names of the composers competing in the upcoming edition of Festival da Canção, the selection used for Eurovision. Now, the artists and songs have been revealed. Here are the entries, with the composers in brackets: First Semi-Final: Blasted – Rebellion (Blasted) Filipe Sambado – Gerebera Amarela…

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Portugal: Composers announced for Festival da Canção

Portuguese broadcaster RTP have now announced the sixteen composers taking part in the 2020 edition of their national selection, Festival da Canção. A public song submission was also held, and one of those submissions is now in the line-up. A total of 320 songs were submitted, all competing for the one spot available in the…

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Joana Almeida to represent Portugal at Junior Eurovision!

RTP have announced that Joana Almeida will represent Portugal at the upcoming edition of Junior Eurovision. After winning a popular singing contest for children in Portugal, Joana was invited by the Portuguese broadcaster to represent the nation at Junior Eurovision. The song that Joana will perform at the contest is titled Vem Comigo (Come With…

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Portugal begins the search for Eurovision 2020

Portuguese broadcaster RTP have announced that the search for the next Eurovision entry has begun. The broadcaster will be once again using Festival da Canção to select their Eurovision act, with the focus first on the composers of the entries. Similar to the previous edition, a total of 16 songs by 16 different writers will…

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Portugal continue their 2019 Eurovision selection!

Portugal have continued their 2019 Eurovision national selection, with the final eight participants presenting their entries last night at the RTP studios in Lisbon. This weekend marked the second of two semi-finals, with four qualifiers from each semi-final. The result will be decided by both jury and televote both worth 50% each. In the case…

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Portugal: Here is the semi-final allocation for Festival da Canção 2019!

This week, the semi-final allocation draw took place at the RTP Studios to determine which of the two semi-finals of Festival da Canção each of the competing composers and artists will perform. The two semi-finals will take place on February 16, and February 23 with the final to take place on March 2nd. A total…

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