RTP has revealed the list of artists that will participate in ‘Festival da Canção 2018’ and compete for the right to represent Portugal on home ground at the Eurovision Song Contest in May. On the list are two former Eurovision-artists: José Cid (1980) and Anabela [read more…]
Of course, after winning Eurovision 2017, Portugal will stick to their game plan. Thus, broadcaster RTP announced the 26 composers for the upcoming Festival da Canção 2018. There are some big names in the line-up.
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.
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.
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.
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 [read more…]
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.
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.
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 [read more…]
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.