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)
- Cláudia Pascoal – Nasci Maria
- April Ivy – Modo Voo
- BOLHA – Sonhos de Liberdade
- Churky – Encruzilhada
- Esse Povo – Sapatos de Cimento
- Mimicat – Ai Coração
- MoYah – Too Much Sauce
- Neon Soho – Endless World
- SAL – Viver
- You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown – Contraste Mudo
Semi-Final 2 Songs (Running Order Unknown)
- Bandua – Bandeiras
- Bárbara Tinoco – Goodnight
- DAPUNKSPORTIF – World Needs Therapy
- Edmundo Inácio – A Festa
- INÊS APENAS – Fim do Mundo
- Ivandro – Povo
- Lara Li – Funâmbula
- Teresinha Landeiro – Enquanto é tempo
- The Happy Mess – O Impossível
- Voodoo Marmalade – Tormento
Festival da Canção 2023 – Full Details
- The festival will include 2 semi-finals and a grand final.
- 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
- 10 artists will compete in each of the 2 semi-finals (a total of 20 artists).
- 6 artists will qualify from each semi-final.
- 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!
- Tânia Ribas de Oliveira and José Carlos Malato will host semi-final 1.
- Sónia Araújo and Jorge Gabrie will host semi-final 2
- Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim will host the grand final
- 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