Tonight the popular Portuguese show, Festival da Canção will kick-off in Lisbon. The winner of this festival will eventually represent Portugal in Vienna.

Six acts will be competing in the first semi-final and three of them will advance to Saturday’s final. Two of the qualifying acts will be chosen by tele-voting while the third will be picked up by the jury. For the first time in years, Festival da Canção will have a live band.

Festival da Canção will be aired on RTP 1 and RTP I at 22:00 CET. A webcast will be available here. Tonight’s show will be hosted by Joana Teles and Jorge Gabriel.

The line-up for tonight

  • Rita SeidiLisboa, Lisboa
  • Leonor AndradeHá Um Mar Que Nos Separa
  • Filipa BaptistaA Noite Inteira
  • Yola Dinis Outra Vez Primavera
  • Gonçalo TavaresTu Tens Uma Mágica
  • Adelaide FerreiraPaz

On Thursday there will be another semi-final, featuring six more acts. Stay tuned on as we will be live blogging all shows of Festival da Canção.

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