No rest for Festival da Canção followers. Only two days separate semi-final one and two of Portugal’s show to select its entry for Eurovision 2022.
On March 7, Lisbon will open its doors to the next ten acts while celebrating broadcaster RTP’s anniversary. Only five will advance to the grand final on March 12.
Ahead of the show, we want to know: Which one is your favourite? Which five songs do you think should advance to the final?
Listen below to the ten semi-finalists, then make your choice.
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Festival da Canção 2022 – Semi-final two songs
1. Os Azeitonas – “Solta a Voz e Canta”
2. Cubita – “Uma Mensagem Tua”
3. Inês Homem de Melo – “Fome de Viagem”
4. SYRO – “Ainda Nos Temos”
5. Pepperoni Passion – “Código 30”
6. Milhanas – “Corpo de Mulher”
7. O Vampiro Submarino – “Ao Lado de Mim”
8. Jonas – “Pontas Soltas”
9. Blacci – “Mar no Fim”
10. Pongo & Tristany – “Dégrá.Dê”
Poll: Who should qualify from semi-final two of Portugal’s Festival da Canção 2022?
Festival da Canção 2022 – Rules
The 50/50 voting system is back, but with different forms for the semi-finals and the grand final. A single jury and the public televote will decide which songs will advance to the final. In case of a tie, the professional jury will decide which ones advance.
In the grand final, the decision will be split by televote and seven regional juries. This time around, if we have a tie, the televote will prevail.
The second semi will be presented by Tânia Ribas de Oliveira and José Carlos Malato. The grand final will be hosted by Eurovision 2018 host Filomena Cautela as well as Vasco Palmeirim. Inês Lopes Gonçalves will be the green room host.
The second semi-final of Festival da Canção 2022 will take place on March 7 The final is set for March 12.
Which songs from semi-final two of Festival da Canção 2022 are you most excited about? Let us know in the comment section below.