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Road to Rotterdam: The Black Mamba (Portugal)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Next up, we take a look at the band that broke Portugal’s streak of native language tracks to bring Europe some laid-back vibes in Rotterdam. Effortlessly blending blues, soul and funk, it’s The Black Mamba’s time to shine! Who are The …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Portugal: Songwriters confirmed for Festival da Canção 2021

Another day and another piece of information about the national final season for Eurovision 2021! This time, we hear from RTP of Portugal about Festival da Canção 2021, the Portuguese national selection used annually to select the Iberian nation’s song for Eurovision. 20 songs will take part in the competition, which will be held across three shows next spring; two …

Lisbon 2018: Updates as the stage nears completion

[AdSense-B] It’s a very exciting moment in the Eurovision sphere of influence, as the dust settles on the pre-parties of Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Tel Aviv, Moscow and Riga and the calm fortnight before the storm stretches out in front of us. How could we possible keep ourselves entertained in this time? Well, we can start to imagine what the contest …

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