🇵🇹 Maro to represent Portugal at Eurovision 2022 after winning Festival da Canção 2022

🇵🇹 Maro to represent Portugal at Eurovision 2022 after winning Festival da Canção 2022

National final season concluded tonight, and the winner of our last national final Festival da Canção 2022 has been revealed. Maro won the Portuguese National Final with the song “Saudade Saudae”.

Festival da Canção 2022 Results

OrderArtistSong Title Jury PointTelevote PointsTotal PointsResult
1Pongo e Tristany“DÉGRÁ.DÊ”73106th
2SYRO“Ainda nos temos”3698th
3Milhanas“Corpo de mulher”82107th
4Inês Homem de Melo“Fome de Viagem”2799th
5Aurea“Why?”65115th
6Os Quatro e Meia“Amanhã”410142nd
7FF“Como É Bom Esperar Alguém”68143rd
8Diana Castro“Ginger Ale”104144th
9MARO“saudade saudade”1212241st
10Pepperoni Passion“Código 30″11210th

Festival da Canção 2022 details

This year’s final was hosted by Filomena Cautela and Vasco Palmeirim. The results of Festival da Canção were decided by a combination of regional juries and tele-voting. Inês Lopes Gonçalves was also be talking with the acts in the green room throughout the show. Interval acts for the final included:

  • Bateu Matou
  • Lura, Blaya, and Sara Correia
  • B Fachada, Benjamim, Selma Uamusse, and Tiago Bettencourt

Listen to “Saudade Saudade” on streaming services

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Portugal’s Eurovision Journey

In 1964, Portugal made their debut in the competition with António Calvário and the song “Oração”. Since then, they have participated in the competition 52 times, 43 of which were in the Grand Final. They have also won the competition once in 2017 with Salvador Sobral and the song “Amar Pelos Dois”.

Portugal’s recent participation saw them being represented by The Black Mamba with the song “Love Is On My Side”, which is the first song Portugal sent in the English language. Their participation saw them qualify for the Grand Final, where they finished 12th, after receiving 153 points from the Jury and Televoters.

Are you excited for the Festival da Canção 2022 final? Who do you think should represent Portugal in Italy? What guest performance are you looking forward to most? Let us know in the comments or on social media. Be sure to follow ‘THAT Eurovision Site’ on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

News Source: RTP

Photo Source: RTP/Pedro Pina

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