The singers and the songs competing at the Festival da Canção 2023 were revealed this Thursday. The event will select the representative of Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC).
There are 20 participants in the Portuguese show. Some of the 20 authors decided to be the performers, while others chose to deliver the songs to other voices.
Suspenso Lisboa served as the stage for the formal presentation of the songs and singers, bringing together these, the authors of the songs, the hosts, figures from the broadcaster RTP and also the press.
Festival da Canção will feature two semi-finals on February 25th and March 4th and the final on March 11th. All of the shows will be held at RTP studios in Lisbon.
Festival da Canção 2023 participants and songs
First semi-final, February 25th
- April Ivy: Modo Voo
- Bolha: Sonhos de Liberdade
- Autora: Jacinta
- Churky: Encruzilhada
- Cláudia Pascoal: Nasci Maria
- Esse Povo: Sapatos de Cimento
- Autor: Quim Albergaria
- Mimicat: Ai Coração
- MoYah: Too Much Sauce
- NEON SOHO: Endless World
- SAL: Viver
- You Can’t Win Charlie Brown: Contraste Mudo
Second semi-final, March 4th
- Bandua: Bandeiras
- Bárbara Tinoco: Goodnight
- Dapunksportif: World Needs Therapy
- Edmundo Inácio: A Festa
- Inês Apenas: Fim do Mundo
- Ivandro: Povo
- Lara Li: Funâmbula
- Autor: André Henriques
- Teresina Landeiro: Enquanto é Tempo
- The Happy Mess: Tormento
- Voodoo Marmalade: Tormento