EXLCUSIVE: SIMONE DE OLIVEIRA COMES BACK
LISBON, PORTUGAL – Today RTP announced the returnal of the Festival da Canção which is set to have a semifinal on 8th March and a grande final on 15th March.
Immediately after this many speculations started on the possible line-up including Carlos Costa, Rui Andrade and FF. But the surprise might come from no less from Simone de Oliveira who represented Portugal back in 1969!
It is strongly rumoured in Portugal that she might be returning to Eurovision along with Vanessa Silva who tried on several occasions to represent Portugal at Eurovision. Composition would be from Nuno Feist, one of the main Portugese composers at the festival.
This is yet to be confirmed at RTP stated they will be inviting 10 composers, both Portugese and foreign, to present the 10 acts taking part in the Festival da Canção. Stay tuned to oikotimes.com for more news