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Portugal: Fernando Daniel qualifies after first semi

After the first semi final in Portugal, the first 4 finalists have been decided. The Voice winners Deolinda Kinzimba and reigning champion Fernando Daniel qualified and are in the final.

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Portugal: David Gomes among final 8 acts for Festival da Canção

On Thursday afternoon, RTP, the Portuguese broadcaster released 7 of the final 8 acts who will be competing in the Portuguese national selection. These include former The Voice of Portugal star David Gomes and current Portuguese pop star Jorge Benvinda.

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Portugal: Three ‘The Voice’ winners take part in first semi

Broadcaster RTP has released the names of the participants in the first semi final of Festival da Canção 2017. Fernando Daniel, Rui Drumond (pictured above) and Deolinda Kinzimba, three previous winners of The Voice of Portugal, are on the list for that show on the 19th of February.

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Portugal: Notable composers can work without language rule

Broadcaster RTP has announced some big rule changes for their 51st edition of the Festival da Canção. They have chosen 16 notable composers, that can work without the previously known language rule.

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Editorial: Five Rumours That May Be True

September has come and all eyes have now turned to the Ukraine and the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Although a decision surrounding the host city is still to be made, that has not stopped artists, management, fans, and media alike from speculating

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Portugal: RTP confirms withdrawal for 2016

Broadcaster RTP has decided to skip the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The broadcaster revealed that Portugal might return in 2017 if there is a better plan for Eurovision in the country.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Portugal

Portugal: Leonor’s song has been revamped

The delegation of Portugal has decided to revamp the song ‘Há Um Mar Que Nos Separa’ for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Leonor Andrade will perform that song in the second semi-final.

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Portugal: Leonor Andrade to Eurovision

The Portuguese national selection show Festival da Canção 2015  has just finished and it was the song “Há um mar que nos separa” by Leonor Andrade that was voted as the winner. Leonor will now represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna this May.

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Live: Festival da Canção 2015 Final

Portuguese national broadcaster RTP will tonight decide their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 through the televised show Festival da Canção 2015. After two semifinals during the week, this evening the six finalists will perform and the Portuguese audience will decide the winner.

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Portugal: Simone de Oliveira qualifies for national final

RTP, the national broadcaster of Portugal, hosted the first semi final of the Festival Da Cancao for the Eurovision 2015. Three acts qualified for the final, including Simone de Oliveira (ESC 1965 & 1969).

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Posted in Vienna 2015, Homepage, Portugal

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