Thursday, December 9, 2021
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Portugal

The Portuguese entry is chosen by RTP. Portugal has taken part on and off since 1964 but has never won.

Portugal – the surprise I wasn’t expecting

I posted earlier that I wanted to be surprised today, and I am, by Portugal. I’m not a fan of this song, or this...

Portugal – It’s a Bond film short of perfection

I was predisposed to loving this song from the moment I heard it in the FdC but now its on stage it’s even better...

Festival Da Cancao 2021 – all the fun of… something fun?

Those crazy Portuguese have leaked (all over YouTube) the twenty songs that are going to vie for the title of RTP's 2021 Eurovision Song...

Time for something Portuguese

RTP has today announced the songs competing to represent Portugal at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. 16 songs will compete in the Festival da Canção...

RTP names composers for 2020 Eurovision shows

The 2020 Eurovision national finals season will once again feature a late-night marathon hosted by Portuguese broadcaster RTP. The Festival da Canção is an acquired...

Conan clinches Portuguese place at 2019 Eurovision

Only those who haven't lived under a Eurovision rock in recent months would be unaware that tonight featured two national finals where fans desperately...

RTP previews 2019 Festival da Canção songs

RTP has released final details of the 2019 Festival da Canção - the competition that will select a song to represent Portugal at the Eurovision...

They write the songs … for Portugal

Sticking to the idea that Eurovision is a song contest, Portuguese broadcaster RTP always likes to announce the names of the people behind the...

Cláudia Pascoal to sing for Eurovision host nation

Rare indeed are the years when the host nation triumphs at Eurovision. 2018 shows little sign of breaking that pattern. Last night, Cláudia Pascoal was (eventually)...

Sounds familiar – not at Eurovision

There are those who suggest you can tell a Eurovision song a mile off. They'd go so far as to suggest they all sound...