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Junior Eurovision: Portugal returns, 16 countries take part

After winning the Eurovision Song Contest in May of this year, Portugal will also take part at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in November.

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Portugal: Composers to remain the focus point of Festival da Canção

The 2017 Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral will have a role to play in the Portuguese national final. RTP announced in the regulations for the 2018 edition of Festival da Canção that the composers will remain the focus point of the search for the new Portuguese entry. 

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Portugal: National final to be held on 4th March

RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster have announced the dates and venue for their national final, Festival da Canção. The final will take place on the 4th March at the Multiusos de Guimarães.

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Aftermath 2017 (14): Portugal goes crazy for first victory

In the final article of our series The Aftermath, we look back at Portugal’s first ever win at the Eurovision Song Contest. Salvador Sobral was welcomed home as a hero in Portugal, as thousands gathered in Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport to greet the victorious team.

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Portugal: Massive homecoming welcome for Salvador Sobral

A lot of people were waiting at the airport for Portugal’s winner Salvador Sobral as he arrived back from Kiev. Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest last Saturday with the song Amar Pelos Dois. It was the first ever victory for Portugal in the contest.

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Eurovision 2018: Lisbon confirmed as the 2018 host city

It has been only a matter of days since Salvador Sobral won for Portugal with a record number of points. RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster have wasted no time in announcing Lisbon, the Portuguese capital as the 2018 host city.

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Portugal: Salvador Sobral misses first rounds of rehearsals

Broadcaster RTP has announced that Luísa Sobral, the sister of Salvador Sobral, will take his place in the first two rounds of rehearsals of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Salvador will not arrive in Ukraine until two days before the first semi final.

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The Shortlist (3) Portugal

Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the first semi final. Today’s report is about Portugal.

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Portugal: Salvador Sobral will fly the Portugese flag in Kiev

After withdrawing in 2016, Portugal are back with a force. Salvador Sobral will be representing them with his song Amar Pelos Dois, and flying the Portuguese flag in Kiev. 

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Portugal: Read back our liveblog of the Festival Da Canção Final

After a period of absence, Portugal are back, and with it they bring back their selection show Festival Da Canção. Will they find a good comeback entry in their national final tonight?

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