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.

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...

18 June – My grape sugar and nut on the table

Nothing makes you think of summer more than fruit and sweet things. OK, perhaps the sun too. But if you're in a beach bar,...

Portugal – Girl just wants to have fun

All good fans know that the guy who will actually sing this song next Tuesday won't arrive in Kiev until the dress rehearsals. Health...

Trust me – one Portugal is more than enough

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear It's still going wrong for them. I could only do one rehearsal for the Portugal but that was to...

Terminal three flight on time

Good morning Europe! Battling through the London morning rush hour to meet That Monty at Heathrow terminal three (flight’s on time) though perhaps That Monty...

Portugal start late but still produce a result. the Black Mamba...

For the first time in their history at this contest the Portuguese will send a song entirely in English to the Eurovision.   You'll notice...

She’s not even singing the damn thing!

Ok so here's the thing. Patricia Kass back in Moscow ripped my heart to a thousand pieces and stopped me in my tracks. Even...

21 June – The voices of the wind and the waves...

What do you now? It's more Lusitanian singing that was largely ignored by the juries of Europe. I'll admit that not everything Portugal did...

Portugal II

Same old same old really. Filipa sings the song well but, it doesn't move me the way Senhora did and thats the songs downfall....

Portu-Gull – Back to making up numbers

I'm one of the people who perversely liked this before coming to Oslo. Mostly I think because I instinctively like things that other people...