Catarina Pereira, one of the 5 finalists competing at the 2014 Portuguese Eurovision national final has released the official videoclip of Mea Culpa
2014 saw Catarina’s 2nd attempt to represent Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest. She competed at the 2010 Portuguese Eurovision national final- Festival da Cançao 2010 with Canta Por Mim, achieving a 2nd placing in the competion. Her entry in 2010 was composed by Eurovision veteran Andrej Babic. This year Catarina and the same team behind Canta Por Mim were back in Festival Da Cançao with Mea Culpa. She placed 2nd yet again in the 2014 Portuguese national final missing out to Suzy’s Quero Ser Tua.
Portugal was back at the Eurovision Song Contest this year after missing out in 2013 due to financial reasons. Last November RTP confirmed to esctoday.com that Portugal would return to the contest in 2014.
Caterina is among Portugal’s youg and upcoming talented artists, enjoying much fame, name and recognition.
Portugal has been competing at the Eurovision Song Contest for 49 years having contributed a total of 46 entries, having missed out on participating in 1970, 2000, 2002 and 2013.
Portugal debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1964 with Antonio Calvario, and is yet to win the event. Portugal’s best placing at the Eurovision Song Contest has been a 6th placing in 1996 with Lucia Moniz‘s O meu coraçao nao tem cor.
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