Monday, March 25, 2019

Portugal kicks off 2019 Eurovision song search

The last item of order on a busy Saturday evening came courtesy of Portuguese broadcaster RTP. A traditional late evening slot was handed to...

11 February – Oh, my homeland, my adventure

Did you go to Lisbon last year? Did you go there for the contest? Did you enjoy it? Were you there on that amazing...

4 February – Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye

I mention from time to time that we love someone who tries. Even though they'll never be the continent's favourite. Often through no fault...

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...

1 November – Put the microphone in front of you

It's a new month, with more endless possibilities. So why have I picked the birthday I have? Well, we like to get people talking here,...

25 September – He’s not sailing anymore

You want a cracker of a song? One that has everything? Power? Emotion? Wind machines? Wafty dresses? Marzipan? Well, maybe not the marzipan, but...

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...

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...

26 June – The wind changed and she didn’t return

It's always good to celebrate those people that were the first. The first winner of the contest. The first winner from . The first...