The Portuguese national seletion continued this evening with the second semi final show of Festival da Cançao 2020 . The show was held in the capital city of Lisbon and was hosted by  José Carlos Malato and Sónia Araújo.

Festival da Cançao 2020, consists of three shows, two semi finals and one final during which a total of 16 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Rotterdam. After last week’s first set of 8 contestants , tonight the second set of 8 semi finalists performed in order to win one of the 4 left qualifying spots to the final.

The 8 contestants that took to the stage this evening were:

  1. Dubio feat. +351 – Cegueira
  2. Luiz Caracol & Gus Liberdade – Dói-me o país
  3. Judas – Cubismo enviesado
  4. Kady – Diz só
  5. Elisa Rodrigues – Não voltes mais
  6. Cláudio Frank – Quero-te abraçar
  7. Tomás Luzia – Mais real que o amor
  8. Jimmy P – Abensonhado

The 4 qualifiers were determined by the public votes and those of a jury which is made up of Conan Osíris (Portugal 2019), Anabela (Portugal 1993), Capicua (composer of 2018 national selection) , Miguel Ângelo (composer of 2018 national selection), Héber Marques (composer of 2015 and 2017 national selection) and music industry’s experts Rui Miguel Abreu and Isilda Sanches.

The four acts that won the last 4 tickets to next week grand final show are:

Therefore after this evening’s second semi-final results the national final line up has been completed and next week we will see the following acts battle for the ticket to Rotterdam: