In the last few days, the Portuguese national broadcaster RTP Tweeter page gave us many teasers about this year’s Festival da Cançao entries.

Today, during a special press conference, they reveal the full list of 16 artists will battle for one golden ticket to Tel-Aviv.

First of all, we have a new refreshing look for 2019 logo! the turquoise color inspire truly reflects that sea theme we saw in Lisbon 2018 contest and it is just beautiful!

As for the selection system, no big changes this year.  8 songs will participate in 2 semi final round. Top tt from each semi will complete the grand final list that will consist 8 entries. The show dates are:

  • Semi Final 1 – February 16th, 2019. Hosted by Sónia Araújo & Tânia Ribas de Oliveira
  • Semi Final 2 – February 23rd, 2019. Hosted by Jorge Gabriel & José Carlos Malato
  • Final  – March 2nd, 2019. Hosted by Filomena Cautela & Vasco Palmeirim

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All 16 songs available to listen on RTP official site HERE

semifinal 1:

Calema – A Dois
Conan Osíris – Telemóveis
Ana Cláudia – Inércia
João Campos – É O Que É
Filipe Keil – Hoje
Ela Limão – Mais Brilhante Que Mil Sóis
Soraia Tavares – O Meu Sonho
Matay – Perfeito

semifinal 2:

Lara Laquiz – O Lugar
Madrepaz – Mundo A Mudar
Mariana Bragada – Mar Doce
Dan Riverman – Lava
NBC – Igual A Ti
Mila Dores – Debaixo Do Luar
Marlon – O Jantar
Surma – Pugna

 

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Apresentadores, compositores, intérpretes… já estão todos preparados para o arranque da edição de 2019 do Festival da Canção. E vocês? Já ouviram as canções? 😁 #festivaldacanção #festivaldacanção2019 #rtp

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