Marlon Withdrawn From “Festival da Canção” In Portugal. João Couto Will Sing “O Jantar” Instead

2019 national final season across Europe is having the most withdrawing artists from the local races ever.

So far we had Dan Bittman and M I H A I in Romania angry about the joint wildcards Bella Santiago and Linda Teodosiu. Later we had Maruv called to cover Tayanna the dramatic post of quitting Vidbir 2019 in Ukraine. In Croatia, Group 4 Tenora apologized for their previous obligations to Dora so we will see Kim Verson singing for us instead. and in Lithuania, Sasha Song needed to withdraw due to his failed be ready on time with the song arrangement.

Today a new chapter, This time Portugal.  Without announcing the actual reason for the RTP announced that Marlon won’t participate in the Portuguese national selection “Festival da Canção. Pedro Pode the composer of his entry “O Jantar” asked the broadcast to replace the singer and still participate in the contest. therefore, the song will be sing by João Couto and here is the new version of the song:

All other Festival da Canção 2019 entries available to listen HERE

Portugal will participate in the second half of Semifinal 1 on May 14th. Last year the host country Portugal participated directly in the final night with “Cláudia Pascoal – “O Jardim and finished last

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