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Portugal in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Here you find everything you need to know about Portugal’s preparations for the “Eurovision Song Contest 2014”, including the results of “Festival da Canção 2014” and links to their last five Eurovision entries (and their results), just to put the new plans in perspective. Portugal
Portugal’s plans for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest:
Broadcaster: RTP
Website: rtp.pt/festival_cancao
Selection: “Festival da Canção”: 1 Semi-final, 1 Final and 10 entries
Date: Final on March 15th
Portugal will participate in the (2nd half of) the first semi-final of the 2014 ESC, on May 6th


“Sonhos Roubados“, Raquel Guerra (One of the “Festival da Canção 2014” finalists)

The schedule for the Portuguese “Festival da Canção 2014”:
March 8th Semifinal 10 semifinalists → 5 finalists
March 15th Final 5 finalists → 1 winner
Semifinal, March 8th – The results:
To the final (in random order):
Mea Culpa“, Catarina Pereira
Nas Asas da Sorte“, Zana
Ao Teu Encontro“, Rui Andrade
Sonhos Roubados“, Raquel Guerra
Quero ser tua (como a lua é do luar)“, Suzy
Out of the competition (in random order):
Eu Vou“, Ivo Lucas
Mais para dar“, Carla Ribeiro
Emoção“, Ricardo Afonso
O Teu Segredo“, Lara Afonso
Coração de Filigrana“, Madalena Trabuco

“Festival da Canção 2014” – Semifinal – The running order:

1. “Mea Culpa”, Catarina Pereira
(Carlos Coelho, Andrej Babic)
2. “Eu Vou”, Ivo Lucas
(João Só)
3. “Nas Asas da Sorte”, Zana
(Paulo Abreu Lima, Jan Van Dijck)
4. “Mais para dar”, Carla Ribeiro
(Marina Ferraz, Helder Godinho)
5. “Emoção”, Ricardo Afonso
(Ricardo Afonso, Luis Fernando, Rui Fingers)
6. “Ao Teu Encontro”, Rui Andrade
(Rui Andrade, Marc Paelinck)
7. “O Teu Segredo”, Lara Afonso
(João Matos, Miguel Ferrador)
8. “Sonhos Roubados”, Raquel Guerra
(Nuno Marques da Silva, Nuno Feist)
9. “Coração de Filigrana”, Madalena Trabuco
(TóZé Santos)
10. “Quero ser tua (como a lua é do luar)”, Susy
(Emanuel)
“Festival da Canção 2014” – The invited composers and their entries:
Songwriters Entries Singers
Marc Paelinck “Ao teu encontro” Rui Andrade
Emanuel “Quero ser tua (como a lua é do luar)” Suzy
Jan Van Dijk “Nas asas da sorte” Zana
Nuno Feist “Sonhos roubados” Raquel Guerra
Andrej Babic “Mea culpa” Catarina Pereira
TóZé Santos “Coração de filigrana” Madalena Trabuco
João Matos
Miguel Ferrador*
“O teu segredo” Lara Afonso
Ricardo Afonso
Luis Fernando
Rui Fingers
“Emoção” Ricardo Afonso
Hélder Godinho* “Mais para dar” Carla Ribeiro
João Só “Eu vou” Ivo Lucas
*Miguel Ferrador will replace Vítor Antunes while Hélder Godinho replaces Tiago Dias.
The last five Portuguese entries and results in the Eurovision Song Contest
Portugal
2012: Vida Minha Filipa Sousa Semi-Final (2): 13th place
2011: Luta É Alegria Homens Da Luta Semi-Final (1): 18th place
2010: Há Dias Assim Filipa Azevedo Grand Final: 18th place
2009: Todas As Ruas Do Amor Flor-de-lis Grand Final: 15th place
2008: Senhora Do Mar (Negras Águas) Vânia Fernandes Grand Final: 13th place

(Keep in mind that the dates and rules can change and transcription errors may occur, so I can’t guarantee that everything is 100% correct all the time, although I update the page frequently with info from various Eurovision sites.)