Portugal’s RTP just closed its doors on the semi-finals of Festival da Canção 2020. Tonight, the second semi-final took place. Eight songs battled for the last four spots in the grand final and the results are in.
A combination of jury and televote determined that Jimmy P, Tomás Luzia, Kady and Elisa Rodrigues will grace the final stage in the city of Elvas, next week.
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Tonight is the second semi-final of Portugal’s @festivaldacancao.rtp. The collaboration between Dubio and +351 won our poll. Are they your favorites to win and what other acts do want to see qualify to the final? Let us know! ?? #festivaldacanção #eurovision #openup Credits: Pedro Pina | RTP
Portugal’s Festival da Canção 2020 semi-final two results
The second semi-final took place in Lisbon’s RTP headquarters. 50% of the result came from a professional jury that included Eurovision 2019 star Conan Osiris. The remaining 50% from televote. The qualifiers were announced in random order.
One thing we learned from last week is that being one of the early favourites does not guarantee you a spot in the final – cough cough Blasted. So tonight we were in for quite a number of unexpected surprises. This week, wiwibloggs poll winners Dubio feat. +351 were left at the gates of the grand final.
After an intense qualifiers announcement, the four acts joining last weeks qualifiers are Jimmy P with “Abensonhado”, Tomás Luzia with “Mais real que o amor”, Kady with “Diz Só” and Elisa Rodrigues with “Não voltes mais”.
Jimmy P – “Abensonhado” live at semi-final two of Festival da Canção 2020
Tomás Luzia – “Mais real que o amor” live at semi-final two of Festival da Canção 2020
Kady – “Diz Só” live at semi-final two of Festival da Canção 2020
Elisa Rodrigues – “Não voltes mais” live at semi-final two of Festival da Canção 2020
Unfortunately, it’s the end of the line for Dubio feat. +351, Luiz Caracol & Gus Liberdade, Judas and Cláudio Frank
Portugal’s Festival da Canção 2020 Grand Final Acts
Tonight’s semi-final concluded the search for the eight finalists that will perform in Elvas on March 7. The running order is yet to be determined.
- Bárbara Tinoco -“Passe-Partout”
- Elisa – “Medo de sentir”
- Elisa Rodrigues – “Não voltes mais”
- Filipe Sambado – “Gerbera amarela do Sul”
- Jimmy P – “Abensonhado”
- Kady – “Diz só”
- Throes + The Shine – “Movimento”
- Tomás Luzia – “Mais real que o amor”
Are you happy with tonight’s results? Are you surprised with anything? Which live performance was your favourite? Tell us in the comment section below.