Portugal: Tonight the second semi final of Festival da Cançao 2021

Portugal: Tonight the second semi final of Festival da Cançao 2021

The Portuguese Eurovision 2021 national selection progressed this evening with the second semi-final round of Festival da Cançao at 22:00 CET. 

Portuguese national broadcaster, RTP has opted for Festival da Canção, as the selection format , in order to select the country’s Eurovision 2021 act. The Portuguese selection will unfold of three shows ( two semi-finals and a grand final).

Tonight the first semi final show is set to hit the screen with Tania Ribas De Oliveira and Sónia Araujo presenting the show. During the show Lúcia Moniz who represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 will feature the show as an interval act.

10 acts will compete in this second semi final heat in the following running order: 

  1. Da Chick – “I Got Music”  (Da Chick)
  2. Tainá – “Jasmim”  (Tainá)
  3. Ariana – “Mundo Melhor”  (Virgul)
  4. Eu.Clides – “Volte-Face”  (Pedro da Linha)
  5. Joana Alegre – “Joana Do Mar”  (Joana Alegre)
  6. Pedro Gonçalves – “Não Vou Ficar”  (Pedro Gonçalves)
  7. Ana Tereza – “Com Um Abraço”  (Viviane)
  8. Carolina Deslandes – “Por Um Triz”  (Carolina Deslandes)
  9. Graciela – “A Vida Sem Acontecer”  (João Vieira)
  10. NEEV – “Dancing In The Stars”  (Neev)

 Five acts will qualify from each semi final with a total of 10 acts reching the final. The results of the two semi final shows will be determined by jury and public voting. The jurors responsible to give out the 50% of the total votes are: 

  • Maria Carvalho – Winner Composer of Festival da Canção 2020
  • NBC – Festival da Canção 2019 runner up
  • Paulo de Carvalho – Portuguese Eurovision 1974 act
  • Rita Carmo – Photographer
  • Rita Guerra – Portuguese Eurovision 2003 act
  • Vanessa Augusto – T.V presenter

The second semi final of Festival da Canção 2021, is scheduled for 22:OO CET and you can watht the show HERE.

Angelo D.

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