Eurovision last year host Portugal reveals their 16 acts to perform their national selection “Festival da Cançao 2019”.
RTP, the Portugees broadcast revealed today 50% from the songs will be eliminated during 2 semi-finals. the two semi’s with 8 songs each will take place on
16/02/2019 – Semi 1
23/02/2019 – Semi 2
Top 4 from each will complete the final list for the grand final that will take place on 02/03/2019. This will also be the date when we’ll know who’s gonna represent Portugal in Eurovision song contest 2019.
— RTP (@rtppt) December 5, 2018
The 16 Acts are:
Festival da Cançao is the same famous festival started in 1964. It is also the same mechanism that chooses back in 2017 Salvador Sobral‘s “Amar Pelos Dois” to Kyiv and brought Portugal their first ever Winning in the contest.