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Eurovision 2018 host city and dates revealed

July 25, 2017 |

Lisbon has been officially announced as the host city of Eurovision 2018 in Portugal. This comes as no surprise as the Portuguese broadcaster, RTP, announced Lisbon as the host only days after their victory.

MEO Arena in Lisbon will play … Read More

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017!

May 13, 2017 |

Portugal have been crowned the winner of Eurovision 2017! Competing in the contest since 1964, Portugal had never come in the top 5 until tonight.

Portugal received top marks from both the juries and televoters, the first time that this … Read More

It’s Salvador Sobral for Portugal at Eurovision 2017!

March 6, 2017 |

 After eight songs were performed in Portugal for Festival da Canção 2017, Salvador Sobral was chosen as the winner with the song “Amar Pelos Dois.”

The winner was chosen by 50/50 combination of televote and jury vote.

The song was written … Read More

Results of the second semi-final of the Portuguese Eurovision 2017 selection

February 27, 2017 |

The second semi-final of the 51st edition of Festival RTP da Canção took place tonight in Portugal. Eight artists sang, while only four qualified to the final on March 5.

The qualifiers

  • Lena d’Água“Nunca me fui embora”
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Results of the first semi-final the Portuguese Eurovision 2017 selection

February 20, 2017 |

 The first semi-final of the 51st edition of Festival RTP da Canção took place tonight in Portugal. Eight artists sang, while only four qualified to the final on March 5. 

The qualifiers

  • Fernando Daniel“Poema a dois”
  • Deolinda KinzimbaRead More

Portuguese fans launch campaigns to participate in Eurovision

November 3, 2015 |


Portuguese fans don’t give up.

After RTP announced that Portugal will withdraw their participation from Eurovision, many fans have raised their voices through the social networks.  They haven’t resigned after the announcement and have launched a crowdfunding project to … Read More

It’s official: Portugal withdrawing from Eurovision

October 21, 2015 |


The rumor was circulating in RTP, the Portuguese broadcaster for the Eurovision Contest for days.  And it was finally confirmed at the end of the second deadline given by the EBU to register in the 2016 festival: RTP won’t … Read More

Portugal’s Leonor Andrade releases new single “Já Conheci”

July 6, 2015 |

Earlier this year, Leonor Andrade sang “Há um mar que nos separa’” for Portugal at semi-final two of Eurovision 2015 in Vienna, where she finished in 14th place, failing to qualify for the grand final.

Now, the 20 year-old singer is … Read More

Portugal’s Suzy performs Eurovision songs at Miss World Brazil!

July 3, 2015 |

The Portuguese entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, Suzy, performed at the Miss & Mister World Brazil contest in South Brazil on Monday.

Suzy opened the gala with a performance of her Eurovision 2014 entry “Quero ser tua”. She … Read More

Portuguese websites call for changes to Portugal’s 2016 Eurovision selection

June 9, 2015 | 3

This year, at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, Portugal failed to reach the Eurovision final once again.

Portugal has not reached the Eurovision final since 2010 and several people are of the opinion that this is due to the Portuguese selection … Read More

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