The previous two weeks we watched a total of 8 acts qualify from the two semi final rounds of  Festival da Cançao 2020. Today the 8 qualifiers gave the final battle for the golden ticket to Rotterdam . Big winner was Elisa with the entry Medo de sentir.

The show was hosted by Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim. The 8 national final contestants that took to the stage tonight were:

The result will be determined by public voting (50%) and jury voting (50%) . The jury consisted of Conan Osíris (Portugal 2019), Anabela (Portugal 1993), Capicua ( 2018 national selection composer), Miguel Ângelo (2018 national selection composer), Héber Marques (2015 & 2017  national selection composer), Rui Miguel Abreu and Isilda Sanches (music industry experts)

Here are is how the  overall scoreboard developed:

Draw Artist Song Televote Jury Total Place
1 Filipe Sambado “Gerbera amarela do Sul” 12 4 16 3
2 Jimmy P “Abensonhado” 7 6 13 5
3 Tomás Luzia “Mais real que o amor” 3 8 11 6
4 Elisa Rodrigues “Não voltes mais” 4 3 7 8
5 Throes + The Shine “Movimento” 6 5 11 7
6 Kady “Diz só” 8 7 15 4
7 Elisa “Medo de sentir” 10 10 20 1
8 Bárbara Tinoco “Passe-Partout” 6 12 18 2

Here is the winning entry of this year’s Portuguese national final that will represent the country at Eurovision 2020: