There are two semi-finals and a final show to choose the participant of Portugal in this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. They all take place this week.
Tonight it was time for the first six songs in the first semi-final:
Hosted by Joana Teles and Jorge Gabriel. Qualifiers in bold:
Songs number 2 and number 4 were chosen by televote while song number 5 was a jury choice. The jury is made up of by the composers participating tonight.
The second semi-final will be held next Thursday and the final on Saturday 7th of March.
Portugal was represented last year by Suzy and the song Quero Ser Tua. This year the Iberian country participates in the Second Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on Thursday the 21st of May.