Portugal Reveal Competitiors for first semi of Festival da Cancao 2017


Portugal return to Eurovision in 2017 after a year’s absence and it looks like they’re serious about it. After inviting the very best of Portuguese composers to submit songs for their selection show Festival da Cancao, the broadcaster revealed the names of the eight artists for the first of the two semi finals yesterday. 

Included in the line up are three former winners of Portuguese version of The Voice. While we await the names of the songs and the artists who will compete in semi final two, we can reveal the artists in semi final one which will take place on 19th February.

  • Márcia
  • Golden Slumbers
  • Fernando Daniel
  • Deolinda Kinzimba
  • Rui Drumond
  • Lisa Garden
  • Salvador Sobral
  • Viva La Diva

Four of these acts will qualify for the final alongside the four acts that qualify from semi final two.

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