Portugal: The is the allocation draw for the semi-finals of Festival da Canção 2023!

Just a while ago, the publiv broadcaster of Portugal,RTP, revealed the allocation of the 20 competing artists, in the two semi-finals of Festival da Canção 2023!

The wel-known Portuguese music festival will return for another year and the winner and country’s representative in Eurovision 2023, will be decided through two semi-final rounds and the Grand Final. This is how the semi-finas look like, after the allocation draw took place in the headquarters of RTP:

Fisrt Semi-Final

  1. April Ivy
  2. Churky
  3. Cláudia Pascoal
  4. Jacinta
  5. Mimicat
  6. MOYAH
  7. NEOH SOHO
  8. Quim Albergaria
  9. SAL
  10. You Can’t Win Charlie Brown

Second Semi-Final

  1. André Henriques
  2. Bandua
  3. Bárbara Tinoco
  4. Dapunksportif
  5. Edmundo Inácio
  6. Inês Apenas
  7. Ivandro
  8. Teresinha Landeiro
  9. The Happy Mess
  10. Voodoo Marmalade

We remind you that Festival da Canção 2023 will take place in Lisbon, on these days:

  • First Semi-Final : February 25, 2023
  • Second Semi-Final: March 5, 2023
  • Grand Final: March 11, 2023

The Grand Final will take place with 10 songs, and the winner will be decided by a combination of 50% public vote and 50% jury vote.

The previous winner of Festival da Canção and Portugal’s representative in Eurovision 2022 was Maro with the song “saudade, saudade“ that ended up in 9th place of the Grand Final, keeping Portugal’s qualification streak for the second year in a row:

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Portuguese participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, in Liverpool!

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