Portugal: Finalists officially announced

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The finalists of the Festival da Cançao 2012 have been officially presented today. RTP has launched an online page with information about the candidate singers and the asigned composers inlcuding photos, videos from the auditions and a complete biography of each act. You can get to know more about the Portuguese finalists by clicking here.

Additionally, a press conference was held this evening where Sílvia Alberto and Pedro Granger were announced as the hosts of the show. During the press conference, the hosts talked about their experience in the Eurovision. Both Silvia and Pedro attended the Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf. Silvia, has been the host of the Portuguese national final in the past five years and Pedro is a member of the Portuguese OGAE fan club. Last but not least, the producers of the show have talked about the new selection process.

Festival da Canção will take place on March 10th, where televoting and a jury will choose the Portuguese participant for Eurovision 2012.