"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||
|2||Saudade que eu sou||Sadness that I am||Carlos Evora||25||
|3||Só o mar ficou||Only the sea stayed||Teresa Radamanto||32||
|4||O encanto da sereia||The mermaid's charm||Ana Isabel||27||
|5||Basta só um olhar||Just one look||Ana Ritta||
|6||Aqui ou além||Here and there||Janot||
|7||Só à tua espera||Alone waiting for you||Axel||17||
|8||Se eu te pudesse abraçar||If I could only hold you||Alma Lusa||50||
One of the members of Alma Lusa was Pedro Soares who previously came 6th in the 1997 Portuguese Final in the group 'Os Meninos da Sacristia'. Alma Lusa came 12th at the ESC. Ana Isabel was a backing singer for Portugal in ESC 1995.
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