Portugal, attention: the first Eurovision finalists are already known
The Portuguese The Black Mamba will only know when they reach the final on Thursday May 20th.
Of the 39 songs in the competition, the first 10 are already known and will compete in the final battle for the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. The first semi-final took place in Rotterdam this Tuesday, May 18th.
This is a comeback marked by the postponement of the competition in 2020 due to the pandemic that will not prevent twenty participants from fighting for the title on May 22nd. Until then, there will be another semi-final on Thursday, May 20th, in which the national representatives The Black Mamba will take part.
The artists from Norway, Israel, Russia, Azerbaijan, Malta, Lithuania, Cyprus, Sweden, Belgium and the Ukraine convinced and were selected to be present in the final. Those who already have a guaranteed presence without worrying about going to the semi-finals are the big countries like Germany, Spain, France, Italy and the UK.
It remains to be seen whether the theme “Love is on my side” from The Black Mamba will convince the public next Thursday and lead the Portuguese representatives to the final. It will be broadcast from 10 p.m. on RTP1
Below you can see the videos of the achievements of all already qualified finalists.