Earlier today, Portuguese broadcaster RTP has confirmed that Joana Almeida will be representing Portugal at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Gliwice-Silesia.
Joana is known to Portuguese audiences by winning ‘Gala Internacional dos Pequenos Cantores da Figueira da Foz‘, which is one of the popular children’s singing competition in Portugal.
About Joana’s Junior Eurovision entry
Joana’s Junior Eurovision entry is titled ‘Vem Comigo (Come With Me)‘, a song of hope and that the younger generation can make a positive impact with regards to the health of the planet, despite the danger that the earth is currently facing.
The Portuguese Junior Eurovision entry was composed by João Pedro Coimbra, and was invited by RTP to write and compose the Portuguese entry for Gliwice-Silesia.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019
This year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the Gliwice Arena, Poland, on the 24th November 2019. Excitingly, it marks the first time Poland will host a music-based Eurovision event! Last year, Roksana Węgiel brought Poland its first Eurovision-adjacent win with “Anyone I Want To Be”. Roksana has since been announced to be hosting the contest, along with Ida Nowakowska and Aleksander Sikora.
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Portugal at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
In 2018, Portugal selected their Junior Eurovision entry through a national selection ‘Juniores de Portugal’. Rita Laranjeira managed to win the contest and represented Portugal with her song “Gosto de Tudo (Já Não Gosto de Nada)“. In Minsk, she managed to finish 18th, with 42 points from the online vote.
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