PORTUGAL

"Se eu te pudesse abraçar" - Alma Lusa

"If I could only hold you, and then talk to you"

The Portuguese Final was held at the Teatro São Luiz in Lisbon on March 7th, hosted by Lucia Moniz & Carlos Ribeiro. The winner was chosen by an "expert" jury. 

1 Uma lua em cada mão A moon in each hand Sofia Barbosa 29

3rd

2 Saudade que eu sou Sadness that I am Carlos Evora 25

5th

3 Só o mar ficou Only the sea stayed Teresa Radamanto 32

2nd

4 O encanto da sereia The mermaid's charm Ana Isabel 27

4th

5 Basta só um olhar Just one look Ana Ritta

8

7th

6 Aqui ou além Here and there Janot

7

8th

7 Só à tua espera Alone waiting for you Axel 17

6th

8 Se eu te pudesse abraçar If I could only hold you Alma Lusa 50

1st

Ana Isabel

Alma Lusa came 12th at the ESC. Ana Isabel was a backing singer for Portugal in ESC 1995.

ROMANIAN NATIONAL FINAL 1998

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