Catarina Furtado one of the hosts of this years contest has revealed that Filomena Cautela will play the role of the Green Room host.
Speaking on ‘Linha da Frente’, Catarina Furtado has revealed that her fellow presenter Catarina Furtado will be the Green Room host for this years Eurovision Song Contest. As part of a report on RTP, Catarian stated that;
the only person who will have a little more freedom is Filomena because it will be in the ‘Green Room’
The role of Greem Room host will see Filomena Cautela talking to all of the artists taking part in this years contest. She will be getting the artists thoughts, impressions and have fun with the participants across the three live broadcasts.
Filomena Cautela is an actress and presenter. She has acted in numerous films and television shows, including the teen drama Morangos com Açúcar (Strawberries with Sugar). Her first presenting job was with MTV Portugal in 2004. She currently presents the late-night talk show 5 Para a Meia-Noite (5 to Midnight) on RTP1. Last year, she was the green room presenter for Festival da Canção and was the Portuguese spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest.
A total of 43 countries will take part in the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. This includes Russia, as they return to the contest after a year break. The 43 participating countries are:
- Czech Republic
- FYR Macedonia
- The Netherlands
- San Marino
- United Kingdom
The official slogan for this year’s contest is “All Aboard!”, and was chosen to represent a celebration of Europe and music. The slogan was inspired by Lisbon’s longstanding history as an important global seaport and the importance of the ocean in Portugal’s history. The ocean has connected Portugal to the rest of the world for centuries, and this connectivity is intended to invite people from across the world to come together to celebrate music and Eurovision.
Source: ESC Portugal