Catarina Furtado

Catarina Furtado is one of the four hosts for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. In this article you can find out more about this television presenter.

Catarina Furtado was born in Lisbon, on 25th August 1972. Catarina has been working as a TV presenter and actress for several years, developing many projects related to empowerment.

According to a study by Marktest in 2017, Catarina is considered the most credible person in Portugal.

Catarina Furtado gives something back to the world

Catarina Furtado is a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for almost twenty years, doing it since 2000. In 2012 she founded the NGO Corações Com Coroa (Hearts With Crown). This organisation wants to establish awareness about women’s rights and female empowerment.

In 2015 she published a book about all the experiences that she lived through with her professional and voluntary work: O que vejo e não esqueço (What I see and don’t forget).

Furtado will host the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest alongside Filomena Cautela, Sílvia Alberto and Daniela Ruah.