Thursday, December 9, 2021
Countries N-Z Portugal

Portugal

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

Each morning I’ll be like a child

It's Friday night at the Café Oneurope. And that can only mean one thing. It's random video time. You must be on the edge...

9 September – In our mouth a rowdy craving for fig,...

Portugal? Why have they only had one win? They have a Latin-based language so some nations can 'sort of' understand them. It's warm and...

LIVE BLOG – Semi Final 1 – First dress rehearsal

Join us live here from 16:00 local time (2pm, UK/Portugal - 3pm Western Europe) to hear what we make of the first dress rehearsal...

Oh, I’ve been to Timor!

You've seen the title of this article, and if you're a Eurovision fan worth their salt you'll immediately know which song is today's random...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 29 – Portugal

Love Is On My Side by The Black Mamba One of the delights of my first trip to Portugal was encountering the unique Portuguese character,...

8 April – The guitar is also crying

Yes, I've been away for a while. I've been trying to get to the bottom of Elina's dress projection dilemma. But it's all been...

12 October – I water your garden

That thing where you represent your country, in your country. There's no pressure at all, oh dear me no. Seriously, it must be an...

Tuesday’s child is full of grace – did you miss me...

Well since everyone else had Thursday off, I did too. Plus I spent all yesterday afternoon shut up with librarians and that's never good...

23 September – I know the rain is falling outside

Did you go to Portugal back in May? Do you still dream of the sun, the sea, the pasteis de nada? Do you think...

22 October – Believe you’re by my side, right here close...

We mentioned yesterday about Portugal finally getting a win. But before Salvador did his stuff in Kyiv, those Lusophones have had some cracking little...