PORTUGAL

"A festa da vida" - Carlos Mendes

"May come the gifts of joy, and may the party last until daybreak"

The Portuguese Final was held on February 21st at the Teatro São Luiz in Lisbon, hosted by Alice Cruz & Carlos Cruz. The winning song was chosen by the votes of 18 regional juries and an "expert" jury.

1 Vamos cantar de pé Let's stand up and sing Paco Bandeira

77

2nd

2 Cidade alheia Foreign city Duarte Mendes

21

6th

3 Vem o caminheiro Here comes the wayfarer Manuel Vargas

36

3rd

4 A festa da vida The party of life Carlos Mendes

227

1st

5 Esta festa de cidades The party of the cities João Henrique

17

7th

6 Amor de raiz Deep love João Braga

30

4th

7 Dentro da manhã In the morning Fernando Tordo

10

8th

8 Se quiseres ouvir cantar If you'd want to sing the least Tózé Brito

22

5th

Duarte Mendes Fernando Tordo Tózé Brito

Carlos Mendes previously represented Portugal in 1968. At the ESC he came 7th.

SWISS NATIONAL FINAL 1972

1972 NATIONAL FINALS