Eurovision 2023: It’s Mimicat and “Ai Coração” For Portugal!

As every year, Portugal has chosen an artist and a song for Eurovision via “Festival da Canção“.
This year, it is the 57th edition of the traditional festival.

13 artists qualified for the final and performed in the running order:

  1. Cláudia Pascoal  Nasci Maria
  2. Churky – Encruzilhada
  3. Esse Povo – Sapatos de Cimento
  4. Bárbara Tinoco – Goodnight
  5. You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown – Contraste Mudo
  6. Voodoo Marmalade – Tormento
  7. Inês Apenas – Fim do mundo
  8. Mimicat  Ai Coração
  9. DAPUNKSPORTIF – World Needs Therapy
  10. Neon Soho – Endless
  11. Ivandro – Povo
  12. Edmundo Inácio – A Festa
  13. SAL – Viver 



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The results were determined by a 50% public vote and a 50% national jury

Jury Vote

After the national jury casted their voted, leading the scoreboard are Two acts: Edmundo Inácio and Mimicat

Public Vote and Combined Results

Moving on with the remaining %50

Now it is clear to see that, Mimicat is the winner of “Festival da Canção 2023″ and will perform her song “Ai Coração”in Liverpool

What do you think about Portugal‘s contribution for Eurovision 2023?
Will Portugal qualify for the final this year?

Portugal will compete in the first half of semi-final 1 at Eurovision 2023.
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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