Festival da Canção 2023 will again have 20 songs in Competition

September 4, 2022


As expected, Portugal confirmed this week its participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 that will take place in May 2023 in the United Kingdom.

The Song Contest 2023 will once again have 20 songs in the competition, 16 by invitation of RTP to authors of various musical areas and the remaining four will be selected under the free submission of songs.

The reception of original and unpublished songs is open from today until October 21st. All citizens of Portuguese nationality or residents in our country, including Portuguese living outside of Portugal, as well as citizens of other nationalities residing in Portugal, may compete for these four spots.


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