2018 Breaking News Latest News Portugal Portugal: Cláudia Pascoal Will Sing The Host Entry By Calvin Philips Posted on March 5, 2018 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr After a multi-week process, the Portuguese national selection, Festival da Cançao has concluded, and Cláudia Pascoal will be representing Portugal on home soil this May with her song “O jardim!” The full lineup of songs performed was: Rui David – Sem medo Susana Travassos – A mensageira Peter Serrado – Sunset Joana Espadinha – Zero a zero Lili – O vôo das cegonhas Catarina Miranda – Para sorrir não preciso de nada Joana Barra Vaz – Anda estragar-me os planos David Pessoa – Amor veloz Minnie & Rhayra – Patati patata Janeiro – (sem título) Maria Inês Paris – Bandeira azul Anabela – Para te dar abrigo Cláudia Pascoal – O jardim Peu Madureira – Só por ela The show also featured performances from iconic Portuguese performers such as Luísa Sobral and Simone de Oliveira. Catarina Miranda took first in the jury vote, but the tele-vote advantage held by Cláudia Pascoal put her over the top and sent her off to Eurovision! What do #YOU think of the host entry? Are you happy with Portugal’s choice? Sound off on social media and on our forum!