Joana Almeida to sing ‘Vem Comigo’ for Portugal at the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Joana Almeida has been chosen to represent Portugal at the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Her song will be Vem Comigo (Come with me). Ven Comigo is composed by João Pedro Coimbra. Joana is 10 years old and won the festival Gala Internacional dos Pequenos Cantores da Figueira da Foz. Ven Comigo will be revealed in the […]

Watch Rita Laranjeira perform ‘Chamar a Música’ at Eurovision Live Concert 2019

Rita Laranjeira was a special guest at the Eurovision Live Concert 2019 in Setubal, Portugal at the weekend. In her set Rita gave a special performance of Chamar a Música by Sara Tavares (1994 ESC Portugal). Rita gave a charming and beautiful performance of the song in front of the watching Euro fans. Rita represented Portugal at […]

Portugal: Rita Laranjeira performs at Kids On Broadway production … and will appear at Eurovision Live Concert 2019

Rita Laranjeira has been performing on the stage at the Kids On Broadway production in Portugal. She impressed many with her versatile and confident interpretations of songs and dancing including Freedom by Beyoncé and Breathing Under Water by Emeli Sandé. Rita was part of the Kids On Broadway project at the Capitólio in Lisbon for Nas Asas da […]

Rita Laranjeira covers ‘Shallow’ by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Rita Laranjeira recently gave an impromptu performance of the song Shallow by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper from the ‘A Star Is Born’ movie soundtrack. Rita performed Shallow amongst friends at the Hotel Beatriz Costa & SPA in the Spanish Canary Island of Lanzarote. Rita represented Portugal at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Gosto de […]

Rita Laranjeira participates in Concerto solidário Nazaré-Moçambique appeal charity concert

Rita Laranjeira was amongst the acts participating in the Concerto solidário Nazaré-Moçambique appeal concert in aid of the thousands of people affected by the cyclone in Mozambique. Many people lost their lives and families were left devastated by the horrific damages caused by the cyclone. The solidarity concert was held in Nazaré in Portugal. The entrance admission was medicines or […]

PORTUGAL WINS BARBARA DEX AWARD 2019

 ESC Covers got the following Press release  After an exciting voting week we can tell you that Conan Osíris from Portugal is our new ‘Barbara Dex Award’ winner. He received the highest amount of votes. Tamta from Cyprus ended in second place and ZENA from Belarus came in third place. Our own representative Eliot ended up in fourth place. This is […]

Chat with Conan Osiris of Portugal

ESC Covers chatted with the 2019 Eurovision contestant of Conan Osiris and his dancer Joao. The guys were relaxed but a little tired after doing a second run through of their rehearsal due to some technical difficulties. Conon has released an album and he said the music is somewhat similar to his Eurovision track with […]

Rita Laranjeira pays tribute to 25 April Carnation Revolution in Portugal with ‘E depois do Adeus’

 Rita Larajeira has paid a musical tribute to the Carnation Revolution that took place in Portugal on 25 April 1974. She plays the song E depois do Adeus, which was the Portuguese Eurovision song by Paulo de Carvalho in 1974, and it was used as a signal to begin the Carnation Revolution against the Estado Novo […]

Conan Osíris to represent Portugal with ‘Telemóveis’ at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Conan Osiris will represent Portugal at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Telemóveis (Mobile phones) after winning the Festival da Canção. Let us just say the song is “different”. Eights songs took part – Calema – A Dois  Mariana Bragada – Mar Doce  Matay – Perfeito  Surma – Pugna  NBC – Igual A Ti  Madrepaz – […]

Eurovision news round up : national selections – Saturday 23 February 2019

Another busy night of national selections continued – SWEDEN  The fourth semi-final of the 2019 Melodifestivalen took place in Lidköping. The two acts direct to the final are – John Lundvik – Too Late For Love Bishara – On My Own The two acts to go to the second chance phase are Lisa Ajax and Arvingarna. […]