Festival da Canção 2022 – 1st Semi-Final Results

Tonight, Live from RTP Studios, Portugal kick off its national selection for Turin with the first semi-final of “Festival da Canção 2022”

Hosted the show were Sónia Araújo & Jorge Gabriel

Tonight’s Show:

Live on stage, the 10 acts have performed in this running order

  1. Os Quatro e Meia – Amanhã
  2. TheMisterDriver – Calisun
  3. Diana Castro – Ginger Ale
  4. FF – Como É Bom Esperar Alguém
  5. Norton – Hope
  6. Aurea – Why? 
  7. Kumpania Algazarra – A Minha Praia
  8. MARO – saudade, saudade
  9. Valas & Os Astronautas – Odisseia
  10. Fado Bicha – Povo pequenino

** All studio versions can be played on all platforms HERE:




The Results:

Selecting the qualifiers were the regional juries and the televoting with a 50/50 rate.

The 5 Qualifiers are:

  • Os Quatro e Meia – Amanhã
  • FF – Como É Bom Esperar Alguém
  • Aurea – Why? 
  • Diana Castro – Ginger Ale
  • MARO – saudade, saudade

That means ending the journey and eliminated are:

  • TheMisterDriver – Calisun
  • Norton – Hope
  • Kumpania Algazarra – A Minha Praia
  • Valas & Os Astronautas – Odisseia
  • Fado Bicha – Povo pequenino

On Monday, March 7, 2022, the second semi final of Festival da Canção 2022 will take place and the next group of 10 acts will battle for the last 5 tickets to final. The Portuguese entry will be selected on the grand final next Saturday March 12, 2022.

At Eurovision:

Portugal will participate in the 2nd half of Semi-final 1 that will take place on May 10, 2022

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