Portugal: Festival da Canção Semi-final 1 Tonight

Portugal – The first semi-final in Portugal’s national selection, Festival da Canção 2018, takes place tonight. It’s a late start though, running from 22:05 to 01:10 (CET). You can watch via RTP1 HERE. There are 13 acts in each of the two semi-finals, and seven acts will go through from each to the final. 

Portugal: Festival da Canção Moves Cities, National Final 4th March

Portugal – With next year’s Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Lisbon, national broadcaster RTP has announced that their national selection, Festival da Canção, will take place this year in the city of Guimarães. This year’s winner of Festival da Canção will go straight int the ESC grand final as the host nation’s representative. 

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017!

Eurovision 2017 – Europe, we have a winner! And it won both juries and televote! After a long season and a very nerve-breaking vote, Salvador Sobral has won the contest for Portugal with Amar Pelos Dois! This is the first victory for the country, and their first top 5 ever!

Eurovision 2017: Results of Semifinal 1

Eurovision 2017 – Tonight we finally saw the first semifinal, with 18 entries participating and 21 countries voting all together chose the 10 finalists! Find out which they are! Comment, discuss and analyze with us!

Tonight: Eurovision 2017 First Semi Final

Eurovision 2017 – Tonight we will finally find out the first ten qualifiers that will join the Big 5 and Ukraine in the Grand Final on Saturday. The anticipation will finally be over. When you sit down to watch it and would like to discuss it, please do so here.

Eurovision 2017 Rehearsals: Day 5

Eurovision 2017 – With two weeks to go to the contest, daily rehearsals start tomorrow and of course the Eurovision Times will do its best to cover them; here’s for the first rehearsals to the first half of semifinal 1: pics and vids will be officially released and we get to discuss, debate, analyze, predict…

Poll: Best Rehearsal of Day One

Poll – Day One of rehearsals is over and the first half of the first semi finalists have shown us a piece of what to expect next Tuesday. Eurovision.tv have shown us 30-40 second clips of the semi finalists on stage so we ask. From these, who had the best rehearsal on day one?