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Festival da Canção 2022 entries released

The 20 entries (and their singers) have been revealed!

Last month, RTP announced both the semi-final the split for Festival da Canção 2022, and the dates of the televised shows. This week, it was announced that the competing songs would be released today (January 21).

Along with the songs, we have finally discovered the artists who will be performing at the festival, as we previously only currently know the composers behind the entries.

You can listen to the 20 entries via the playlist below:

Aurea - Why? (Lyric Video) | Festival da Canção 2022Aurea – Why? (Lyric Video) | Festival da Canção 2022

Alternatively, all 20 songs are also on Spotify via the official album.

Singers and titles revealed

Semi-final one

  • Aurea – Why?
  • Fado Bicha – ​​Povo pequenino
  • FF – Como É Bom Esperar Alguém
  • Diana Castro – Ginger Ale
  • Kumpania Algazarra – A Minha Praia
  • MARO – saudade, saudade
  • Norton – Hope
  • TheMisterDriver – Calisun
  • Os Quatro E Meia – Amanhã
  • Valas & Os Astronautas – Odisseia

Semi-final two

  • Milhanas – Corpo de Mulher
  • Blacci – Mar No Fim
  • Cubita – Uma Mensagem Tua
  • Pongo E Tristany – DÉGRÁ.DÊ
  • Jonas – Pontas Soltas
  • Os Azeitonas – Solta a Voz e Canta
  • Inês Homem De Melo – Fome de Viagem
  • Pepperoni Passion – Código 30
  • O Vampiro Submarino – Ao Lado de Mim
  • Syro – Ainda nos Temos

About Festival da Canção 2022

Once again, the selection will consist of two semi-finals, with five songs qualifying from each semi-final. The Grand Final will be held with ten competing entries on March 12, the winner will be determined by 50% televote and 50% jury voting.

Unlike previous years, all three shows will take place within two weeks of each other, the dates are as follows:

  • Semi-Final One – March 5
  • Semi-Final Two – March 7
  • Grand Final – March 12

Of the 20 entries, 16 are from composers who were personally invited by RTP, while four were selected from over 600 submissions from an open call. Previously, there were only two slots for such entries.

Sónia Araújo and Jorge Gabriel will present the first semi-final.

Are you looking forward to Festival da Canção 2022? Let us know! Be sure to stay updated by following @ESCXTRA on Twitter@escxtra on Instagram and liking our Facebook page for the latest updates! Also, be sure to follow us on Spotify and YouTube to see our reactions to the news in the 2022 national final season!

Costa Christou

Ever since I saw Helena Paparizou's triumph at Eurovision in 2005 (at the tender age of 6), I have been crazy about Eurovision. From the regional native language bops and shrieky female-led balladry to the sophisticated avant garde pop songs and chart-friendly EDM, I love everything about this cultural phenomenon. I'm currently working as a Delivery Manager in a software development team.

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