RTP has announced that Ana Moura and Cláudia Pascoal are among the guests appearing in the final of Festival da Canção 2021.
Legendary fado singer Ana Moura, who performed at the opening of Eurovision 2018, and Cláudia Pascoal who represent Portugal at Eurovision 2018, are among the guest performers for the final of Festival da Canção 2021. The two singers are among a number of guests who have been revealed by RTP this week, the other guests revealed to date:
- Armando Gama
- Camané e Clã
- Dino d’Santiago
- Filipe Sambado
Ten artists will perform at the final of Festival da Canção 2021 this Saturday. Kicking off the show will be Karetus & Romeu Bairos, and The Black Mamba will close.
The running order is as follows:
- Karetus & Romeu Bairos – “Saudade”
- Joana Alegre – “Joana do Mar”
- Fábia Maia – “Dia Lindo”
- Valéria – “Na Mais Profunda Saudade”
- Carolina Deslandes – “Por Um Triz”
- NEEV – “Dancing in The Stars”
- Pedro Gonçalves – “Não Vou Ficar”
- Sara Afonso – “Contramão”
- EU.CLIDES – “VOLTE FACE”
- The Black Mamba – “Love Is On My Side”
The televote is now open for the Portuguese public to vote for their favourite, who make up 50% of the final say. The other 50% is from the regional juries. The winner will represent Portugal in the 2nd half of the 2nd semi-final on 20 May.
Image Source: EBU | Source: RTP / ESC Portugal
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.