Bookmakers favourite NEEV qualifies for the Portuguese final

The second group of qualifiers for the grand final of Festival da Canção 2021 are Joana Alegre, Carolina Deslandes, Pedro Gonçalves, NEEV and Eu.Clides. They qualified from the second semi-final, aired by broadcaster RTP on Saturday.

The big favourite of the bookmakers was singer NEEV, who qualified for the final with his English song ‘Dancing in the stars’. You can read more about the thoughts of the bookies in our preview. One week ago, Portugal already selected their first five acts to compete in the Festival da Cancão Final, to decide who will represent them at Eurovision 2021.

The running order from the second semi-final can be seen below, with qualifiers in bold:

Da Chick – “I Got Music”
Tainá – “Jasmim”
Ariana – “Mundo Melhor”
Eu.Clides – “Volte-Face”
Joana Alegre – “Joana Do Mar”
Pedro Gonçalves – “Não Vou Ficar”
Ana Tereza – “Com Um Abraço”
Carolina Deslandes – “Por Um Triz”
Graciela – “A Vida Sem Acontecer”
NEEV – “Dancing In The Stars”

The grand final in Portugal will air on Saturday the 6th of March.