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Portugal reveals the participants of Festival da Canção


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Posted 20 January, 2011, 3:40

The 47th edition of the Festival da Canção 2011 will be used to select Portugal's entry in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. The final takes place on the 5th of March at the Teatro Camões in Lisbon. These are the 21 entries aiming for a place in that final (composers & authors in brackets):
  • Luta É Alegria - Homens da Luta (Jel / Vasco Duarte)
  • Não Quero Falar - Alma Real (Sérgio de Oliveira / Thosten Rath)
  • Aprende A Voar (Nas Asas Do Amor) - Sandra Dória (Luís Filipe Aguiar)
  • O Tempo Resolve Tudo - Woodu (Ana Sofia Cid, Bem Talbot / José Cid)
  • Não Estamos Sós - Emanuel Santos (Pedro Coelho / Ralph Siegel & Bernd Meinunger)
  • Sonhos Do Verbo Amar - Nádia Correia (Ricardo Verdelho)
  • Quase A Voar - Henrique Feist (José Fanha / Nuno Feist)
  • Chegar À Tua Voz - Wanda Stuart (Paul Teixeira de Sousa)
  • Se Esse Dia Chegar - Tânia Tavares (Tânia Tavares & Nuno Valério / Gorgi)
  • Em Nome Do Amor - Rui Andrade (Carlos Meireles / Artur Guimarães)
  • Só Acontece Uma Vez - Carla Ribeiro (João Novo / João Sanguilheira)
  • Deixa o Meu Lugar - Inês Bernardo (Joana Ferraz / Leonel Monteiro)
  • Boom Boom Yeah - Axel (Axel / José Félix)
  • Voar Alto - Carla Pires (Paulo Pires de Lima / Artur Guimarães)
  • Embalo Do Coração - 7 Saias (Ana Rita Rebello / Páquito C. Braziel)
  • Sobrevivo - Carla Moreno (Carlos Coelho / Andrej Bábic)
  • Tensão - Filipa Ruas (Filipa Ruas, Pedro Sá, Daniel Nilsson, Henrik Szabo, Johnny Sanchez, Jonas Gladnikoff & Michael Eriksson)
  • Amor A Sério - Daniela Galbin (Daniela Galbin / Pedro Saraiva)
  • São Os Barcos De Lisboa - Nuno Norte (Carlos Massa)
  • Esta Noite Vamos Curtir - Pop Pin's (Guy Ribeiro / José Cardoso)
  • O Mar, O Vento E As Estrelas - Ricardo Sousa (Fernando Guerreiro / Carlos Freitas)
The following three songs were originally in the running but have been disqualified by RTP for not meeting the rules :
  • Amor Cruzado - Miguel Gizzas (Miguel Gizzas)
  • Um Sinal - Bettershell (Isaías Ricardo de Oliveira & Bettershell)
  • Por Ti - António José Silva (António José Silva)
We see some familiar names to the competition, like that of the winning authors of the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest for Germany, Ralph Siegel and Bernd Meinunger or the Portuguese performer of 1980 José Cid.
You can listen excerpts of the songs here and vote for them until the 27th of January.
In Düsseldorf Portugal will try to be in the Top-10 of the first semifinal the 10th of May and reach the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the 4th time in a row.
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