Portugal: “Festival da Canção 2023” Songs Released

In a special press conference, Portuguese broadcaster RTP revealed the identity of 20 artists who will compete at “Festival da Canção 2023”

The YouTube Playlist is available here

Semi-Final 1 Songs (Running Order Unknown)

  1. Cláudia Pascoal Nasci Maria
  2. April IvyModo Voo 
  3. BOLHA – Sonhos de Liberdade
  4. Churky – Encruzilhada 
  5. Esse Povo – Sapatos de Cimento
  6. Mimicat – Ai Coração
  7. MoYah – Too Much Sauce
  8. Neon SohoEndless World
  9. SAL – Viver 
  10. You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown – Contraste Mudo

Semi-Final 2 Songs (Running Order Unknown)

  1. Bandua Bandeiras
  2. Bárbara TinocoGoodnight
  3. DAPUNKSPORTIF – World Needs Therapy
  4. Edmundo Inácio – A Festa
  5. INÊS APENAS – Fim do Mundo
  6. Ivandro – Povo
  7. Lara Li – Funâmbula
  8. Teresinha Landeiro – Enquanto é tempo
  9. The Happy Mess – O Impossível 
  10. Voodoo Marmalade – Tormento

Festival da Canção 2023 – Full Details

  1. The festival will include 2 semi-finals and a grand final.
  2. The dates for the festival are:
    • Semi-Final 1: Saturday, 25th of February 2023
    • Semi-Final 2: Saturday, 4th of March 2023
    • Grand Final: Saturday, 11th of March 2023
  3. 10 artists will compete in each of the 2 semi-finals (a total of 20 artists).
  4. 6 artists will qualify from each semi-final.
  5. The results of the semi-finals will be determined by 2 rounds:
    • Round 1 – The results will be determined by 50% national jury voting and 50% public vote. Top 5 will qualify for the final
    • Round 2 – The remaining 5 songs will phase another voting round that will be determined by 100% public vote. This means the 6th qualifier will be chosen by the public!
  6. Tânia Ribas de Oliveira and José Carlos Malato will host semi-final 1.
  7. Sónia Araújo and Jorge Gabrie will host semi-final 2
  8.  Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim will host the grand final
  9. Inês Lopes Gonçalves will be the green room host along with all the shows.

Don’t forget to visit our full guide to Eurovision 2023: Our Eurovision 2023 homepage

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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