PORTUGAL

"Madrugada" - Duarte Mendes

"I'm singing about the people that have just discovered themselves"

The Portuguese Final was held on February 15th at the Teatro Maria Matos in Lisbon, hosted by Maria Elisa & José Nuno Martins. The winner was chosen by the composers/authors of the participating songs who had to award between 1-5 points to the songs other than their own.

1 O pecado capital The mortal sin Fernando Girão & Jorge Palma

33

7th

2 Madrugada Daybreak Duarte Mendes 61

1st

3 Batalha povo People's fight Paco Bandeira 41

6th

4 Com uma arma, com una flor With a gun, with a flower Paulo de Carvalho 53

3rd

5 A boca do lobo Good luck Carlos Cavalheiro 59

2nd

6 Leilão da lata Tin auction Fernando Gaspar & Pedro Jordão

22

10th

7 Canção acesa Lit song Vitor Leitão

30

9th

8 Memória Memory Paulo de Carvalho 47

4th

9 Alerta Alert José Mário Branco

42

5th

10 Viagem Trip Jorge Palma

31

8th

Duarte Mendes previously came 8th in the 1971 Portuguese Final, 6th in 1972 & 3rd in 1973. At the ESC he was 16th. Paulo De Carvalho represented Portugal in ESC 1974.

SWEDISH NATIONAL FINAL 1975

1975 NATIONAL FINALS