Portugal returns to Eurovision after a gap year and once again they are letting the audience to pick their entry. The traditional Festival da Canção -music festival will take place with 10 contestants who were presented today.
List of artists, song titles and authors can be seen below:
- Rui Andrade – Ao teu encontro (Marc Paelinck/Rui Andrade)
- Raquel Guerra – Sonhos roubados (Nuno Feist/Nuno Marques da Silva)
- Catarina Pereira – Mea culpa (Andrej Babic/Carlos Coelho)
- Madalena Trabuco – Coração de filigrana (Tozé Santos)
- Suzy – Quero ser tua (como a lua é do luar) (Emanuel)
- Zana – Nas asas da sorte (Jan Van Dijk/Paulo Abreu de Lima)
- Lara Afonso – O teu segredo (João Matos/Miguel Ferrador)
- Ricardo Alfonso – Emoção (Ricardo Alfonso/Luis Fernando/Rui Fingers)
- Carla Ribeiro – Mais para dar (Hélder Godinho/Marina Ferraz)
- Ivo Lucas – Eu vou (João Só)
The semi-final will be competed on March 8th while the final will take place a week later, on March 15th. Five of them qualify for the final and the audience will have full power – there won’t be juries this year.