Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC announced on Monday, the 25th of February that they have not been able to come to an agreement with MARUV on her becoming the Ukrainian representative at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. UA:PBC has yet to announce who will become their representative at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.
National final qualifiers
The Portuguese Festival da Canção held its second and last semi-final in Lisbon today hosted by Jorge Gabriel and José Carlos Malato. There were eight more songs in contention for the remaining four places in the final and, once again, the decision fell in the votes of the expert panel and televoting in a 50/50 combination. The four qualifiers are NBC with the song Igual a Ti, Surma and Pugna, Madrepaz with Mundo a mudar and Mariana Bragada with Mar doce. The Portuguese final will take place in Portimão next Saturday 2nd of March.