The running order for the final of Festival da Canção 2020 has been determined.
Portuguese broadcaster RTP has revealed the order in which the artists will perform in the final of Festival da Canção 2020. Opening the show this Saturday will be Filipe Sambado, and closing it will be Bárbara Tinoco.
The full running order is as follows:
- Filipe Sambado – “Gerebera Amarela Do Sul”
- Jimmy P. – “Abensonhado”
- Tomás Luzia – “Mais Real Que O Amor”
- Elisa Rodrigues – “Não Voltes Mais”
- Throes + The Shine – “Movimento”
- Kady – “Diz Só”
- Elisa – “Medo De Sentir”
- Bárbara Tinoco – “Passe-Partout”
The final will take place this Saturday in Elvas, located in eastern Portugal. The show will be hosted by Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim. The winner of the contest will go on to represent Portugal at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Portugal debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1964 represented by Antonio Calvario, the country finished last scoring nul points. Prior to 2016, the best result of Portugal was 6th place which came in 1996 when Lucia Moniz performed in Oslo. She scored 92 points, receiving the 12 points from both Norway and Cyprus. Since their debut, Portugal have missed a total of five contests. In 2017, Portugal produced a spectacular win when Salvador Sobral took home the crystal microphone with his song “Amar Pelos Dois.” The 2018 contest was held in Lisbon, Portugal for the first time.