Tonight, Portugal will choose its representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in the final of Festival da Canção 2017.
How to watch
The final of Festival da Canção 2017 will air from 22:00 CET (21:00 local time) on the following channels:
- RTP 1
- Live webcast via rtp.pt
The final of Festival da Canção 2017 will take place at the concert hall Coliseu dos Recreios (Coliseum of Lisbon) in Lisbon, and will be hosted by Sílvia Alberto and Catarina Furtado.
In this final, eight contestants will participate, performing their potential Eurovision entries on stage.
The winner, who will represent Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine, will be determined by a combination of televoting and the votes from regional Portuguese juries.
Festival da Canção 2017 final participants
Tonight’s participants, entries and the composers of their songs:
- Jorge Benvinda – Gente bestial (Nuno Figueiredo)
- Pedro Gonçalves – Don’t walk away (João Pedro Coimbra)
- Lena d’Água – Nunca me fui embora (Pedro Silva Martins)
- Salvador Sobral – Amar pelos dois (Luisa Sobral)
- Fernando Daniel – Poema a dois (Nuno Feist)
- Celina da Piedade – Primavera (Celina da Piedade)
- Deolinda Kinzimba – O que eu vi nos meus sonhos (Rita Redshoes)
- Viva La Diva (Kika Cardoso, Luís Peças e João Paulo Ferreira) – Nova glória (Nuno Gonçalves)
Festival da Canção 2017 agenda
19/02: Semi-final 1 26/02: Semi-final 2
- 05/03: Final