Apr
3
2021

🇵🇹 A festival of Portuguese love and joy: Reviewing Festival da Canção 2021

Music, Society & Culture

Portugal’s love of music shone thanks to their annual Eurovision national final competition, Festival da Canção.

Michael, Liam and Io were joined by Dan to work through the songs that The Black Mamba beat to get their ticket to Rotterdam.

Whose saxophone are we wanting to stay?

Which song was Eurovision-ready?

How did YouTube break Liam’s spirit?

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The songs

Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade [Longing]

Joana Alegre – Joana do Mar [Joana of the Sea]

Fábia Maia 🏳️‍🌈 – Dia Lindo [Beautiful Day]

Valéria – Na Mais Profunda Saudade [In the deepest longing]

Carolina Deslandes – Por Um Triz [Almost]

NEEV – Dancing in the Stars

Pedro Gonçalves – Não Vou Ficar [I Won’t Stay]

Sara Afonso – Contramão [Wrong way]

EU.CLIDES – VOLTE-FACE [About face]