RTP, Portugal's national broadcaster and this years hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest, are warming us up for their national selection, Festival da Canção, with a little sneak peak of the songs competing in the first semi final next Sunday on February 18th. Audio clips of 45 seconds were released yesterday for all 13 songs competing next Sunday. The clips can be heard on Festival da Canção's Youtube channel, click here to have a listen.
The artists and songs competing in the first semi final are:
Joana Espadinha - Zero A Zero
Peu Madureira - Só Por Ela
Anabela - Só Para Te Dar Abrigo
Joana Barra Vaz - Anda Estragar-me Os Planos
Janeiro - (sem título)
Rui David - Sem Medo
José Cid - O Som Da Guitarra É A Alma De Um Povo
JP Simões - Alvoroço
Catarina Miranda - Para Sorrir Eu Não Preciso de Nada
Beatriz Pessoa - Eu Te Amo
Maria Amaral - A Mesma Canção
Bruno Vasconcelos - Austrália
Rita Dias - Com Gosto Amigo
There will be 7 artists out of these 13 that will continue to the Grand Final of Festival da Canção which will be on March 4th in the beautiful historic city of Guimarães.
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