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Mimicat qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest

Mimicat qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal He is in the final 67 Eurovision Song Contestwhich takes place in Liverpool, United Kingdom. the topic heartcomposed and performed by imitative She was a favourite. This year, 37 countries are taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest, but only 26 countries will compete in the final: ten were selected today, during the first semi-final, and another ten on Thursday, in the second semi-final. The remaining qualifiers are: Croatia, Moldova, Switzerland, Finland, Czech Republic, Israel, Sweden, Serbia and Norway.

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In addition, there are six nations, the so-called “Big Five” (France, Germany, Spain, UK and Italy) and the host nation (which is supposed to be Ukraine this year, having won last year) that have direct entry to the final. Although there is no competition, the subjects of France, Germany and Italy will be presented in today’s semi-finals. The representatives of Spain, Ukraine and the United Kingdom play in the second semi-final.

Bookmakers do not see Portugal as a favorite

This year, Portugal were not seen as potential winners, appearing between 25th and 26th in the betting since Mimicat’s victory in the Cancao Festival final, in March. Portugal participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1964, but missed five editions (in 1970, 2000, 2002, 2013 and 2016). Between 2004 and 2007, inclusive, and in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2019, Portugal failed to reach the final.

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Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first and only time in 2017. With this theme love for bothplayed before Salvador Sobral written by Louisa Sobral. After winning, Lisbon hosted the competition the following year. In 2022, Portugal will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest with longing longingin He walks. Which reached ninth place in the competition. Ukraine won with Stefaniafrom Kalush Orchestra. Ukraine’s victory was mainly the result of the popular vote. The country, which Russia invaded months earlier, won with a total of 631 votes. 439 of them were voted on by the public.