Portugal: Festival da Cançao 2024 Grand Final line up complete

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Festival da Cançao 2024 continued tonight in Portugal tonight with its second semi-final. We  have the second set of FdC 2024 finalists, the line up for the Grand Final of Festival da Cançao 2024 is now complete.

The 2024 Portuguese national selection- Festival da Cançao continued tonight with its second semi-final in Lisbon with a total of 10 acts battling for 6 spots in the Grand Final. The show was hosted by Jorge Gabriel and Sonia Araujo.

The following acts have qualified to the Grand Final after a 50/50 special jury- public deliberation:

  1. Buba Espinho – «O Farol»
  2. Cristina Clara – «Primavera»
  3. Leo Middea – «Doce Mistério»
  4. No Maka ft. Ana María –  «Aceitar»
  5. Rita Onofre – «Criatura»
  6. Silk Nobre – «Change»

Tonight’s qualifiers will be joining the first set of finalists from last week at next week’s Grand Final:

  1. Nena – «Teorias Da Conspiraçao»
  2. Perpétua – «Bem Longe Daqui»
  3. Rita Rocha – «Pontos Finais»
  4. Noble – «Memory»
  5. João Borsch – «Pelas Costuras»
  6. Iolanda – «Grito»

The show was held at the RTP Studios in Lisbon, Portugal.

Festival da Canção 2024

The 2024 FdC consists of three shows ( two semi-finals and a grand final) scheduled to be broadcast live on 24 February, 02 and 09 March.

A total of 20 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Malmo, 10 acts will compete in each semi-final, the top 5 entries+ 1 entry saved by the public from each semi-final will proceed to the Grand Final of FdC.  Hence 12 acts will fight for the right to represent Portugal at the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest in the Portuguese national final.

The 2024 Portuguese Eurovision entry will be determined via a 50/50 public televoting- regional jury deliberation.

Portugal in Eurovision

Portugal debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1964 and has won the competition once, namely in 2017 with Salvador Sobral‘s  Amor pelo dois. The country successfully hosted the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon.

Portugal has competed 54 times in the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2023 Mimicat represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool with her entry ‘ Ai Coraçao‘ achieving a 23rd place in the Grand Final.

Source: RTP
Cover Photo: RTP