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Portugal: 4 Acts Qualified To The Final

It’s the end of another week, but that’s always okay in the Eurovision world, cause that gives us a chance to relax for a bit, before the next crazy Eurovision weekend comes. Portugal finally kicked off their national final, Festival da Canção 2017, and tonight we had in total, 8 acts that competed for 4 spots in the final. Portugal, is …

TONIGHT: Festival da Canção brings Portugal back

After another Swedish year off from the contest while Portugal focused on other things (including, it seems, being better at everyone at football), the Iberian country is back with a vengeance, and as a result, so is Festival da Canção! The long-running Portuguese song competition is in its 51st year and will decide which act tries to turn around Portuguese fortunes …

Portugal: Deolinda “It is always possible to make our dreams come true”

Tonight the first Semi-Final of the Festival da Canção in Portugal. Deolinda Kinzimba is one of the participant’s for tonight’s competition and we have found time to talk to her. Hello Deolinda First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you ? Can you introduce yourselves ? What can you tell us about yourself? I …

Katia Aveiro is ready for Eurovision

It’s been a while since we had any informations about Portugal getting back at Eurovision Song Contest and like a boom it came to us that they are back and will have a representative in Ukraine 2017. Searching a Portuguese musical industry, with tendention on performers who are willing to fly Portugese national flag at Eurovision, we found a girl, hot latina – Katia Aveiro! …

Is booing okay at Eurovision, why is Portugal withdrawing and is Australia here to stay? ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are welcoming Calvin to our Podcast discussion to discuss the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. This time around we are joined by our reader and Forum member Calvin. Make sure to listen to our conversation, today we are tackling the following topics. Today’s topic include: Portugal is withdrawing from Eurovision 2016. Australia …

Portugal withdraws from Eurovision

Sad news for Eurovision fans everywhere – Portugal’s national broadcaster RTP has decided to withdraw from Eurovision 2016 as a result of restructuring in the channel, but hopes to return in 2017. The news will mark the second instance this decade of Portugal taking a sabbatical from the competition, with 2013 being the previous instance of a Portuguese absence in …

Leonor Andrade (Portugal): “My song is a metaphor that represents the distance between two souls”

Leonor Andrade (Portugal) aims to bring Portugal back to the finals for the first time since 2010 with “Há um Mar que nos Separa”.  Rehearsals brought about mixed feelings from the press center, some who really enjoyed the song, and some who really enjoyed hating the song.  Nevertheless, no one can deny that Leonor brought her A-game with energetic enthusiasm …

LIVE COVERAGE: Rehearsal Day 3

Day 3 is here and after a fun night of watching some of the artists and backing singers at the U4 Diskothek perform, we are LIVE from the press centre at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna.  The weather is a bit wet today, but that won’t stop us from providing you with up-to-date coverage. The first rehearsals for Semi-Final 1 are complete …

OGAE: Catch up with the current result

Four more votes from OGAE clubs were announced yesterday. It’s the turn of Belgium, Slovakia and Latvia while a confirmation of Portugal’s previous votes also strengthened the poll. Belgium 12 Norway 10 Italy 8 Sweden 7 Slovenia 6 Australia 5 Azerbaijan 4 Estonia 3 Spain 2 Israel 1 Russia Portugal – already reported but today confirmed 12 Italy 10 Norway …

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