Eurovision 2016: Portuguese broadcaster announce withdrawal; revamped return in 2017
LISBON, PORTUGAL – During an OGAE Portugal – RTP meeting this morning it was revealed that Portugal is not going to take part in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. RTP re assured the fans that the country should be back in 2017 with a new strategy and selection format in order to really compete with the other European countries. Despite the negative news, OGAE Portugal considers the meeting constructive.
SOURCE: OGAE PORTUGAL