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39 countries represented in Eurovision 2015

The EBU has confirmed that 39 countries will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted between 19-23 May in Vienna, Austria. The number is two up on last year, representing the first increase in participation since Germany’s hosting in 2011. Amongst the participants is a surprising return from Czech Republic, who will take part for the first time …

JESC: Portugal withdraws

Despite our previous reports that Portugal would return to Junior Eurovision in 2014, yesterday it was in fact announced that RTP will not take part after all, and therefore will not be returning to the contest this year. Portugal has therefore only accepted the invitation to take part in Junior Eurovision twice, with their last entry coming in 2007. The …

JESC: Portugal returns

Following their quasi-confirmation for the main contest, Portugal has announced their return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year! Hugo Andrade, the programme director of the Portuguese broadcaster RTP, confirmed the participation in JESC to the fan site ESC Portugal. The selection method, however, hasn’t been revealed. Portugal has taken part in Junior Eurovision two times (2006 and 2007). …

Portugal confirmed for 2015?

According to Portuguese Eurovision fansite ESCPortugal, the program director of the Portuguese national broadcaster RTP, Hugo Andrade, has confirmed that Portugal will take part in the 60th edition of the contest, held next year in Austria. RTP has yet to officially confirm through any of the usual channels whether they will take part or withdraw once again but it seems …

Nuno Resende launches Latin lovers, his new album collaborating with Latin voices

Nuno Resende, the Portuguese voice that represented Belgium in Eurovision nine years ago has launched an album joining various voices. “ Latin lovers “ comes from a mixture of voices that come from lands known by their passion for love. The ingredients of “Latin lovers” are a combination of talented artists who perform hits originally sung by Italian artists such as Laura Pausini, …

Suzy to represent Portugal with “Quero ser tua”

The Portuguese had their say and Suzy will represent the Iberian country in Eurovision. The final of Festival da Cançao 2014 has come to an end and the Portuguese entry for the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest has been finally selected. Catarina, Raquel Guerra, Rui Andrade and Suzy battled for the prize but only Suzy qualified as the Portuguese entrant in this year’s Eurovision Song …

Portugal: the Portuguese choose tonight!

After last week’s semifinal, only five candidates have remained in the lead to represent Portugal in Eurovision. Five entries but only one winner! Tune in for tonight’s show and see what the Portuguese vote! The show will be aired in RTP and is scheduled to take place in Lisbon’s Convento do Beato. Here is a list with the songs, the …

Portugal: Catarina, Raquel Guerra, Rui Andrade and Suzy to the grand final!

The semi-final of Portugal’s Festival da Cançao has come to an end and only five singers have made it through to the next round. This has been great show that somehow reminisces about the history of the Iberian country in the Pan-European competition. We have seen 10 excellent songs paired up with 10 stunning voices but the Portuguese have decided …

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