ONE today’s ceremony, which will be presented, as in previous years, by Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim, will be broadcast live on RTP1, from the studios of the public station in Lisbon.
The 13 songs of the competition are ‘crossroads’ (composed and performed by Churky), “I was born Maria” (Claudia Pascual) ‘Live’ (SALT), ‘oh heart’ (Mimicat), “Mute Contrast” (You Can’t Beat Charlie Brown) “Endless World” (Neon Soho) “Cement Shoes” (composed by Quim Albergaria and performed by Esse Povo), ‘People’ (Ivantro), ‘The party’ (Edmundo Ignatius) ‘Good night’ (Barbara Tinoco) ‘Torment’ (voodoo jam), ‘The end of the world’ (INESE ONLY) and “The world needs healing” (Dapunksportif).
You the subjects contested in the final were selected in two semi-finalsheld on February 25th and March 4th, also at the RTP studios in Lisbon.
The winner is chosen through the usual voting system – half the score is awarded by a jury and the other half by public vote. In the final, the jury votes are made by representatives of seven regions of mainland Portugal and the islands.
In the event of a tie, the choice of the public prevails, who may vote through value-added invitations.
In the polls are open from Tuesday and the phone numbers corresponding to each song are available on the Festival da Canção social media accounts.
Today, in addition to the competing artists, Salvador Sobral, David Fonseca and MARO are also performing.
Remember the shows returning to the stage today:
Read also: Tsurki. “I hope my music changes something in the world”
“I was born Maria”
Read also: Cláudia Pascoal. With “Nasci Maria” “I wanted to shake the patriarchy”
Read also: SAL: “‘Viver’ is the celebration of what awaits us, the light at the end of the tunnel”
Also read: Mimicat. The “childhood dream” and the “anxiety” of “facing uncertainty”
Also read: You can’t win, Charlie Brown. “Mute Contrast” Has a “Hopeful Message”
Also read: Neon Soho. “Endless World” theme is “like a journey with ups and downs”
Also read: Quim Albergaria. The song is about “taking away the meaning of the other person’s gaze”
Also read: Ivandro: “‘Povo’ tells my story and many other people’s”
Also read: Edmundo Inácio: “Any result will be good, but I came to win”
Also Read: Voodoo Jam. The song “Tormento” is a “Positive Energy Mantra”
‘The end of the world’
Also read: INÊS ONLY. “A disaster scenario” with “an urgent call for escape”
“The world needs healing”
Read also: Dapunksportif. “The world is not healthy” and “we must reverse course”
THE The 67th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom, in May. The two semi-finals are scheduled for May 9 and 11 and the grand final for May 13. Portugal will play in the first semi-final.
Last year, the song “Saudade, Saudade”, composed and performed by MARO, accompanied live by four other Portuguese singers, was the winner of the Festival da Canção.
The theme placed 9th in the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, held in Turin, Italy.
Portugal participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1964having, however, failed in five editions (in 1970, 2000, 2002, 2013 and 2016).
Between 2004 and 2007 inclusive, and in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2019, Portugal failed to reach the final.
Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first and only time in 2017, with the theme “Amar pelo dois”, performed by Salvador Sobral and composed by Luísa Sobral. After the win, Lisbon hosted the competition the following year.
Also read: Tickets for the Eurovision final in Liverpool sold out in 36 minutes
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