Watch now: Second semi-final of Festival da Canção 2017 in Portugal

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This evening, the second semi-final of the Portuguese selection for Eurovision, Festival da Canção 2017, will be held in Portugal. After tonight, the line-up for the final of Festival da Canção 2017 will be complete.

How to watch

Semi-final 2 of Festival da Canção 2017 will air from 22:00 CET (21:00 local time) on the following channels:

Tonight’s show

Semi-final 2 of Festival da Canção 2017 will be hosted by Tânia Ribas de Oliveira and Jorge Gabriel at the RTP Studios in Lisbon.

In this second semi-final, the remaining 8 contestants will perform their potential Eurovision entries on stage. Four of them will go through to the final of Festival da Canção 2017 on 5 March, joining the four finalists which were selected in last weeks’ semi-final 1.

The four qualifiers will be determined via a combined 50% televote and 50% expert jury vote, with each jury member being appointed by RTP.

Semi-final 2 participants

Tonight’s participants, entries and the composers of their songs:

  1. David Gomes – My paradise (Tóli César Machado)
  2. Lena d’Água – Nunca me fui embora (Pedro Silva Martins)
  3. Beatriz Felício – Ao teu olhar (Jorge Fernando)
  4. Pedro Gonçalves – Don’t walk away (João Pedro Coimbra)
  5. Helena Kendall – Andamos no céu (João Só)
  6. Celina da Piedade – Primavera (Celina da Piedade)
  7. Jorge Benvinda – Gente bestial (Nuno Figueiredo)
  8. Inês Sousa – Se o tempo não falasse (Noiserv)

Festival da Canção 2017 agenda

  • 21/02: Semi-final 1
  • 26/02: Semi-final 2
  • 05/03: Final

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