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Portugal Festival da Canção 2015

Portugal: Festival da Canção finalists & videos

All the six finalists for Festival da Canção has been selected. The two Semi-finals of the Portuguese selection chose three finalists each. Watch the performances here

The second Semi-final of Festival da Canção took place Thursday evening, with six songs competing to be in the final on Saturday 7 March 2015. Three contestants proceeded to the final (Two chosen by televotes, one chosen by jury), and three were eliminated.

Festival da Canção 2015 Finalists

  • Leonor Andrade - "Há um mar que nos Separa" (semi-final 1)
  • Yola Dinis - "Outra vez primavera" (semi-final 1)
  • Gonçalo Tavares - "Tu tens uma mágica" (semi-final 1)
  • Teresa Radamanto - "Um fado em Viena" (semi-final 2)
  • Simone de Oliveira - "À espera das canções" (semi-final 2)
  • José Freitas - "Mal menor" (semi-final 2)

Semi-final 2 results

  • Teresa Radamanto - "Um fado em Viena" (televoting)
  • Simone de Oliveira - "À espera das canções" (televoting)
  • José Freitas - "Mal menor" (jury)
  • Rubi Machado - "Quando a lua voltar a passar"
  • Filipe Gonçalves - "Dança joana"
  • Diana Piedade - "Maldito tempo"

Festival da Canção 2015

  • 3 march: Semi-final 1
  • 5 march: Semi-final 2
  • 7 march: Festival da Canção Final

There are two semi-finals and one final in this years Festival da Canção. The shows is held in Lisbon and broadcasted live on RTP1 ( Live Streaming Live streaming). The hosts in the first semi-final are Joana Teles and Jorge Gabriel. Hosts in the second semi-final are Sílvia Alberto and José Carlos Malato. Hosts in the final are Catarina Furtado and Júlio Isidro.

Portugal in Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal has participated 47 times since 1964. It was a very bad start, as they managed to get Zero Points in the debuting year. They have never won the contest, and never made the top-5. The best result is a sixth place in 1996, and they ended last three times: 1997, 1974, 1964.

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