Sunday, April 18, 2021

Portugal: Festival da Canção 2021 – First semi final results

The first semi-final of Festival da Canção 2021 took place on Staurday with ten acts hoping to make the Grand Final on 6 March. The...

11 February – Who conceives a child, does it for pleasure

Do you go to the contests, wherever they are held? Have you been to any? In particular, did you go to the fest in...

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...

5 January – I’ll go downstairs and I’ll wreck my phone

When you've only got three minutes to make a statement, you should think about how you do it. A nice safe song with wide...

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...

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...

13 July – There are lost days here and there

What were you doing 10 years ago? Were you an ardent fan? Had you even discovered the contest? Or were you thinking it was...

9 July – With pepper and cinnamon with chilli and saffron

As you know, our friends in Portugal achieved their victory after the longest ever non-winning streak to date. They had tried everything since their...

30 March – I give you the sky that is in...

Do you ever wonder what goes through the minds of defeated semi-finalists? Do you think they expect to fall at the semi-final stage? Or...

Festival da Cancao reaches a result

Shortly after the Nordic three made their choices, Portugal got going with the Festival da Cancao Grande Final (languages are a gift etc). After...