Portugal’s Filipa Sousa

RTP, Portugal’s state broadcaster, finally has its house in order. Last year the cash-strapped nation had to withdraw from Eurovision because of the ongoing downturn. But they have pinched pennies and found a way to make it work in 2014. We are so glad!

Officials have not revealed whether they will stage a national selection or choose their contestant internally. Given the country’s ongoing economic recovery, it would be far cheaper for officials to make the decision on their own. We’ll keep you posted!

Portugal is the 29th country to officially confirm its participation at Eurovision 2014. The others are: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Malta, Russia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Ukraine. Italy, Moldova and Slovenia have suggested that they will attend, but are making us wait for confirmation. Teases!

As for now, why don’t you check out our profile of Portugal at Eurovision. Who were your favourites?

Photo: Eurovision.tv (EBU)

 

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Julian
Julian
7 years ago

Span ishisgo odtot alkal otands aylit tleorisn otth elangu ageth isisju stag amet ose eifpa counders tandse nglis hsome.

Alex
Alex
7 years ago

Yay! The more, the merrier.

PACO
7 years ago

Estimado señor Charles creo entender que esta molesto por mi comentario,sobre la vuelta de Portugal a esc,seguro que la traduccion no es la correcta y usted no entendio mi hironia, quise hacer una BROMA sobre unos comentarios que se ha escrito en este blogg sobre la participacion de AUSTRIA en esc 2014,para nada es mi intencion ofenderle y si usted asi lo siente mil perdones.Disculpe que no sepa su idioma pero desgraciadamente asi es y contarselo seria una histaria muy larga pero lo positivo de este blogg. Es poder dar nuestra opinion por muy diferente que se piense.

Charles
Charles
7 years ago

@ Paco: Si quieres clases de Inglés, yo las podré darte porque no te pone bien bajo la luz que hables en un idioma que la majoria de nosotros no conoce ni tampoco habla. Tienes mucha suerte que yo te entienda, pero deberias tener un poquito más de respecto por los demás en este sitio de internet para que todos puedan comentar lo que dices, para que compartamos nuestras opiniones, no? Soy cosciente que a los españoles no les gusta de todo hablar ni siquiera tener genas de aprender otros idiomas, y insisitir con el castellano delante todo y todos… Read more »

Bronson
Bronson
7 years ago

Good! Portugal haven’t done exactly the best as Eurovision, but I adored their songs in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. I hope they do return with a bang, because after over fourty years of participating, they deserve a good placing.

Z24
Z24
7 years ago

I think Portugal’s the 30th country. Bulgaria’s in since mid-october.

R
R
7 years ago

Let’s be real, flop country with flop songs. 😉

Emily
Emily
7 years ago

My favorite act is still 2012… GIVE US A REASON TO CHEER FOR YOUR RETURN!

PACO
7 years ago

Señor Charles a su pregunta de quien va a pagar el regreso de Portugal a esc 2014,lo hara un ente llamado…BLA. Este ente le gusta este tipo de participacion tan lineal y que no haga mucho ruido,no como la representante de Austria que es su gran pesadilla de esc 2014.De igual manera vivenida querida Portugal de nuevo

Kristín
Kristín
7 years ago

YAAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😀

Mike
Mike
7 years ago

Yes yes yes! With Luxembourg the only two countries I pleased for to return to Eurovision!

Charles
Charles
7 years ago

Oh lord ….what a nightmare! The one country that participates unable to fit what Eurovision is today … And like in Greece, I wonder … who is gonna pay for their participation?