Festival da Canção songs to be released on 19th January

Portuguese Eurovision broadcaster RTP will host a press conference this Thursday, 19th January at 12:30 CET to release the 20 songs that will compete in Festival da Canção 2023.

The event will be live-streamed on the official FdC Instagram account. At the press conference, each song will be presented with more information about the details of the Festival.

The lyric videos for each competing song will be uploaded to YouTube shortly after the event ends.

Back in December, a draw was held to split the 20 entries into two Semi Finals:

Semi-final 1 (25th February 2023)

April Ivy


Cláudia Pascoal




Neon Soho

Quim Albergaria


You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown


Semi-final 2 (4th March 2023)

André Henriques


Bárbara Tinoco


Edmundo Inácio

Inês Apenas


Teresinha Landeiro

The Happy Mess

Voodoo Marmalade

Are you excited to see what songs will fight for the win in Portugal this year? Let us know your thoughts below in the comments or on our socials @escbubble.com!

MARO won FdC 2022 and represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin with Saudade, saudade, finishing in a respectable 9th place.

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