Festival da Canção 2022: All songs and commentary [SEMIFINAL 1]
Last Friday, the Portuguese broadcaster RTP announced all the artists and songs competing to represent Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. In total, 20 acts were allocated to one of 2 semifinals. The Semifinals of the Festival da Canção 2022 will take place on March 5 and 7 and the final is set for March 12. We'll be commenting each song individually. For now, get to know the 10 songs of the First Semifinal! First Semifinal 1 - Aurea - "Why?" Aurea is, without a doubt, one of the biggest names to step on the Festival stage. "Why" fits perfectly the kind of music she's been marking, offering us a soulful lullaby, with a crescendo that enhances the artist's voice. It will very likely, and not surprisingly, be among the bets with the greatest support from the jury and also...
Eurovision 2021 – Second Semifinal – Qualifiers and Reactions
The Second Semifinal of Eurovision 2021 has just elected ten new qualifiers, and even though we might not fully agree with the final selection, we still thank G.d for EUROVISION! What a bumpy road this Eurovision 2021 is travelling on: latest news informed us that unfortunately Duncan Laurence will not be taking part to the live event on Saturday because he tested positive to Covid-19, and you can read the full article here. Did we agree with Semifinal 1 qualifiers? Well…not completely, and we commented and reacted all finalists with our new friends Toy&Goy in this live video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oW1jvHhPQE Tonight, 6:00 PM UK Time / 7:00 PM CEST we will be live again for a new live episode of Daily ESC form the Press Room in Rotterdam. Click Here to set a reminder. ...
Road To Eurovision: Italy, Portugal and San Marino’s Entries.
What a week for Eurovision Lovers like us! Three entries, three new songs, and 2 almost unexpected entries to the competition in Rotterdam. The very first big surprise was given to us by Sanremo 2021 - the Festival of Italian Song - that crowned Måneskin as the winners of this edition with their song "Zitti e Buoni". Since a few years now, this Italian selection also decides who will represent the country - that almost won ESC in 2019 with Soldi by Mahmoud - on the stage of Eurovision contest. Måneskin come almost as unexpected winners because of their music background which is rock, explicit and real and goes far from the classical pop, melodic song that Sanremo got all Italians used to. This group will surely rock the stage in Rotterdam putting the audience to choose which rock t...