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Portugal: Festival da Canção 2022 announce the 20 competing composers

The search for the successor of The Black Mamba has started in Portugal! The Portuguese broadcaster RTP has revealed the composers and songwriters that are responsible for the 20 songs competing in Festival da Canção 2022. One of their songs will be representing Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin. The following 16 composers were invited by RTP to …

Da Chick: “I wanted to sing about something that is close to everyone”

Before tonight’s second semi-final in Portugal’s Festival da Canção, we spoke to the eclectic jazz/soul/disco artist Da Chick, who will be opening the show this evening. We spoke to Da Chick about her influences in the club scene in Portugal, the message behind “I Got Music” and how she feels lucky to be Portuguese… Olá, Da Chick! First of all, …

TONIGHT: Slovenia reveals Eurovision 2021 entry as Sweden and Portugal continue search

Tonight is by no means the Euro-feast we were treated to last weekend, but less is more, and we wouldn’t want to over-indulge! Slovenia will become the latest country to reveal their song for the contest in a special show this evening, with Sweden and Portugal concluding the semi-final stages of their competitions tonight. Here’s everything #YOU need to know …

Team Reviews: Festival da Canção Semi-Final 1

Portugal begin their Eurovision 2021 selection process later this evening, with ten acts fighting for five slots in the Festival da Canção final on March 6th. But, what did our team think of the songs taking part in tonight’s semi-final? It’s time to find out, as Daniel, James and Sean look at tonight’s ten entries… The Black Mamba – Love …

mema.: “I love Eurovision. It’s such a joyful moment!”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search once more this evening, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is mema., who will take part with her entry “Claro Como Água”. We spoke with mema. about her Eurovision passion and entering the Portuguese selection, the positivity of her entry and Portugal’s …

Nadine: “I feel the song could be a powerful post-pandemic anthem”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search once more this evening, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is fado performer Nadine, who will take part with her entry “Cheguei Aqui” We spoke with Nadine about her passion for fado, the message behind her entry and who her early favourite …

The Black Mamba: “Behind these ballads, there lies some nasty rock’n’rollers!”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search one more on Saturday, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is soul and rock band The Black Mamba, who will take part with “Love Is on My Side”. We spoke with the band ahead of this weekend’s show about the unique and …

Miguel Marôco: “It came as a complete surprise… but now I’m certainly very glad I’m here”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search one more on Saturday, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is Miguel Marôco, a young rising talent in the Portuguese music scene, who will take part with “Girassol”. We spoke with Miguel ahead of this weekend’s show about the beatiful landscape of …

Eurovision 2021 News Roundup: North Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Israel, and Italy

Good evening and welcome back to our news round-up where we recap everything you might have missed for Eurovision 2021! We have an interesting slate of news from artist confirmations, song announcements, music videos, and a national final on the rocks – let’s get started! North Macedonia confirms Vasil for Rotterdam This morning it was confirmed that MKRTV has selected …

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