A few minutes ago, the Portuguese broadcaster RTP has revealed the competing artists and songs of “Festival Da Canção 2021” (The national selection for Eurovision 2021)
The semi-final allocation draw has been already determined in a mechanism that is based on the composers names.
The composers and / or their representatives watched the draw live and were immediately informed of the semifinal in which they will compete.
In each semi-final, 10 artists will compete and 5 will qualify for the final.
The draw for the semifinals took place in alphabetical order and didn’t not concern the order of performance of each of the songs in each show, but only their distribution in each of the semifinals.
The dates of the semi finals are as follows
- Semi Final 1: (February 20th, 2021)
- Semi Final 2: (February 27th, 2021)
and here are the competing acts (in a random order):
Semi final 1:
Nadine – Cheguei Aqui
Fábia Maia – Dia Lindo
IAN – Mundo
Valéria – Na Mais Profunda Saudad
IRMA – Livros
Miguel Marôco – Girassol
mema. – Claro Como Água
The Black Mamba – Love is on My Side
Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade
Sara Afonso – Contramão
Semi final 2:
Carolina Deslandes – Por um Triz
Da Chick – I Got Music
Joana Alegre – Joana do Mar
Graciela – A Vida Sem Acontecer
NEEV – Dancing in the Stars
EU.CLIDES – VOLTE-FACE
Pedro Gonçalves – Não Vou Ficar
Tainá – Jasmim
Ana Tereza – Com um Abraço
Ariana – Mundo Melhor
The grand final of “Festival Da Canção 2021” will be held on the 6th of March 2021.
Portugal will compete in the In the second half of semi-final 2
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