Portugal: RTP confirms Junior Eurovision 2020 participation
RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster, has confirmed that it will take part in the 18th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Warsaw, Poland.
RTP confirmed to Escportugal, that the nation will be participating in Junior Eurovision 2020 .Without sheding any light to details about the selection format of Portugal’s representative in the competition, RTP just ensured that “if there is a competition, RTP will be present”, taking into account the developement of the Covid-19 pandemic. Notable that Poland, the host country for this year’s competition, recently announced the lifting of transportation restrictions for passengers from Portugal.
Portugal in Junior Eurovision
Taking part for the first time in 2006, Portugal counts five participations in the contest in the edition of 2006-2007 and 2017-2019, with the best result being the 14th place of Pedro Madeira and Mariana Venâncio in 2006 and 2017, respectively.
Last year in Gliwice, the country was represented by Joana Almeida and “Vem comigo (Come with Me)”, finishing in 16th place with 43 points, all from the online vote.
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