Festival da Canção 2014

Watch the official video clip of “Mea Culpa”

LISBON, PORTUGAL – The runner up and probably the rightful winner of Portuguese national selection, Festival da Cancao, young and beautiful Catarina Pereira has just published the official video for her entry Mea Culpa. Bruno Moreira directed the video, and of course the song is composed by Andrej Babic and the lyrics are written by Carlos Coelho. You can let Catarina seduce you by watching her video here. DID YOU KNOW? Portugal debuted at Eurovision back in 1964 and until now they ... | read the full story here

June 8, 2014 10:56 am // 0 Comments


LISBON. PORTUGAL – Until now everyone knows about the voting irregularities in Portugal. Now the saga continues and we are bringing you new informations as we talked with Carlos Coelho and Andrej Babic. They’ve told us that several people approached them with some testimonies about the voting procedure in Festival da Cancao that can reveal signs of possible corruption or fraud. Some even assure that it is a repetition of the same fraud that happened in 2007, when the same producer ... | read the full story here

March 20, 2014 5:28 am // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – Portugal will be the last country that will select it’s entry today. Sad thing is that tonight’s show will be under the veil of voting scandal that emerged two days ago. You can read more about it here. After all no one withdrew, so tonight we will see the battle between five finalists. Stay tuned for our live report. The 2014 Portuguese Europrediction claims Catarina Pereira to win the show tonight. HOW TO WATCH 23:20 CET – WATCH THE SHOW ONLINE (via ... | read the full story here

March 15, 2014 10:24 pm // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – It seems that some people want to accomplish their goal by all means. That is the case with one participant in Portuguese national final. Since the voting for the winner has started last Saturday, this participant wasn’t doing so well. Suddenly large amounts of calls are arriving every moment for this participant. And also, in a poll on one other website this participant has over the night rised from 5% to over 45%. You probably remember our recent article about ... | read the full story here

March 13, 2014 12:03 am // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – This Saturday, after a one year break, Portugal will select it’s entry for Eurovision. After the semifinal, list is shortened to five songs and it seems that it will be a very tight fight. We will also be doing a live report of the show just for you, who won’t be able to watch it live. In this article we will do a warm up, and present you all the finalists and their songs. Rui Andrade will perform first. His song is called “Ao teu encontro” and ... | read the full story here

March 12, 2014 7:31 am // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – This Saturday the final of the Festival da Cancao will take place in Lisbon. The only male finalist is no less then Rui Andrade who already reached twice third place at the national selections for Eurovision in 2011 and 2012 but he aims for more. For this year’s selection he’s working very internationally. The song was composed by belgian Marc Paelinck who composed several Belgian Eurovision entries (2002, 2004) but also the last year’s Belarussian ... | read the full story here

March 10, 2014 8:48 pm // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – It has been staying a long time quiet around the upcoming Festival da Cancao to be held on 8th and 15th March in Lisbon. However finally things are starting to move at RTP headquarters. On Tuesday all composers and artists will meet at RTP to get all the details on the preparation on the festival as well the running order will be determined for the semifinal on 8th March. Suzy (composer Emanuel) Popular artist in the 90’s, Susana Guerra (her real name) is living ... | read the full story here

February 9, 2014 4:24 pm // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – RTP announced today the 10 composers for the national selection which will take place through Festival da Canção edition. Each of their composers have to submit their songs and artists to RTP for the semifinal of Festival da Canção which is set for March 8th Andrej Babic and Carlos Coelho (Portugal 2008, 2012) Emanuel (Portugal 2007) Jan Van Dijck (Portugal 1990) João Matos João Só Marc Paelinck (Belgium 2004, Malta 2009, Belarus 2013) Nuno Feist Ricardo Afonso ... | read the full story here

January 28, 2014 1:51 pm // 0 Comments


LISBON, PORTUGAL – The composer and the songwriter Andrej Babić and Carlos Coelho will compete in the Portuguese “Festival da Canção”, the national selection to the Eurovision Song Contest. The Croatian and Portuguese team was invited by RTP to compose and produce one of the 10 entries of the contest. Babić and Coelho was the team beyond one of the most successful Eurovision entries “Senhora do Mar”, performed by Vânia Fernandes back in 2008. Emanuel, composer ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2014 10:31 pm // 0 Comments