Singers for Festival da Canção will be revealed on 20th January!

January 8, 2021


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We have some more national selection news coming from Portugal! The national broadcaster has announced that they will be announcing the singers that will be taking part in their long standing national final, Festival da Canção, on the 20th January!

The 2 semi finals are set to be taking place on the 20th and the 27th February, where 5 songs from each semi final will advance to the final on the 6th March where Portugal’s Eurovision representative for 2021 will be announced.

The composers of the songs of the national final have already been revealed and the songs have already been sorted into their respective semi finals. The names of the composers and the semi final their songs will be performing in are listed below:



  • Anne Victorino D’Almeida
  • Fábia Maia
  • Filipe Melo
  • Helder Moutinho
  • Ian
  • Irma
  • Karetus
  • Miguel Marôco
  • Stereossauro
  • Tatanka



  • Carolina Deslandes
  • Da Chick
  • Joana Alegre
  • João  Viera
  • Neev
  • Pedro da Linha
  • Pedro Gonçalves
  • Tainá
  • Virgul
  • Viviane

Portugal in Eurovision

Portugals Eurovision history dates back to the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest, missing only 5 contests since then. Before Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017 with his song Amar Pelos Dois, Portugal has never been in the top 5 before. In 2018 the contest traveled to the Portuguese capital Lisbon. Some of Portugals most memorable entries include O Meu Coração Não Tem Cor (1996), Senhora Do Mar (2008) and Quero Ser Tua (2014). Elisa was selected to represent Portugal in Rotterdam in 2020 with the song Medo de Sentir before the contest got cancelled.  

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