Tonight: Festival Da Canção 2019 semifinals begin in Lisbon

Everything is now ready to kick off the annual Portuguese TV show, who will get the ticket to Tel Aviv?

The first heat of this historical contest is set for to launch tonight from Lisbon.  The predetermined running order is as follows:

SEMIFINAL 1 – 16th of February (RTP studios in Lisbon)

  1. Ana Cláudia – Inércia
  2. João Campos – É o que é
  3. Soraia Tavares – O Meu Sonho
  4. Calema – A Dios
  5. Conan Osíris – Telemóveis
  6. Ela Limão – Mais Brillante Que Mil Sóis
  7. Filipe Keil – Hoje
  8. Matay – Perfeito

The grand final of the Portuguese national selection show for Eurovision will take place on the 2nd of March live from Portimão Arena, where up to 4.000 attendees will be able to watch how Claudia Pascoal & Isaura will pass the crown to the next act flying the country’s flag in the contest in May.

In both semi-finals, a professional jury and the televoters will get a 50% say each in which entries qualify to the final on March the 2nd. In the final seven regional juries will decide the outcome alongside the Portuguese televoters.

The hosts for tonight will be Sónia Araújo and Tânia Ribas de Oliveira. Don’t miss the show tonight at 22.00 CET. You can watch it along with other tonight’s shows on our Multi-Window live viewer.

Who are you rooting for this year? Do you think they have any act who can take the crystal microphone back to Portugal?  Vote in our poll below.

Festival da Canção 2019 - Semi-Final 2

NBC – Igual A Ti288
Surma – Pugna250
João Couto – O Jantar221
Lara Laquiz – O Lugar214
Mariana Bragada – Mar Doce213
Mila Dores – Debaixo Do Luar205
Dan Riverman – Lava188
Madrepaz – Mundo A Mudar181

Number of voters: 26


Source : RTP

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