PORTUGAL

"Sobe sobe balão sobe" - Manuela Bravo

"Rise rise balloon rise, go and ask the star that lets me live here and dream"

The Portuguese Final was held on February 24th at the Cinema Monumental in Lisbon, hosted by Fialho Gouveia & Manuela Moura Guedes. Before the final, there were 3 semi-finals - click here for details: PORTUGUESE SEMI-FINALS 1979 The winning song was chosen by the votes of 22 regional juries.

1 Tema para um homem só Song for a lonely man Gonzaga Coutinho 102

5th

2 Uma canção comercial A commercial song Pedro Osório S.A.R.L. 123

3rd

3 Qualquer dia, quem diria Someday, who would say Concha

78

6th

4 Eu só quero I just want Gabriela Schaaf 132 2nd
5 Novo canto Português New Portuguese singing Tózé Brito

110

4th

6 Cantemos até ser dia Let us sing until the morning Teresa Silva Carvalho

52

9th

7 O combóio do Tua The train of Tua Florência

63

8th

8 Quando chego a casa When I arrive home Manuel José Soares

76

7th

9 Sobe sobe balão sobe Rise rise balloon rise Manuela Bravo 149

1st

Tózé Brito

Manuela Bravo came 9th at the ESC. Tózé Brito was a member of the group Gemini that represented Portugal in ESC 1978.

DANISH NATIONAL FINAL 1979

1979 NATIONAL FINALS