Portugal may not have been present at Eurovision in Sweden this year but this has not deterred the Portuguese Eurovision Fans for organising their 5th Eurovision Party which they call “a celebration of the Eurovision Song Contest”. The party will take place in the lovely city of Setúbal, a few km south of the capital city, Lisbon, at an auditorium ready to welcome 5000 people.
All of this , with the support from several private and public entities. The project rolled out with full backing from the local council, and a lot of goodwill from all participants and artists to make the first Portuguese Eurovision Party a huge success.
The organisation, in cooperation with the relevant official entities, OGAE Portugal, and a few sponsors, has decided to organise the 5th Portuguese Eurovision Party on next 5, 6 and 7 of September.
Thousands of fans travel from all over Europe to this premier event in the Eurovision Calendar. Many Eurovision Winners and Contestants attend and perform at the festival each year – the organisers have announced the first act that will be performing at the “Eurovision Live Concert 2013” on Saturday 9th September will be Jalisse who represented Italy at Eurovision 1997 in Dublin with the stunning song “Fiumi di Parole” that finish in 4th place. This is a special performance as it Italy’s last appearance at Eurovision until their return in 2011 in Germany.
Here is a flavor of what you missed last year – where they had some big names of Eurovision 2012 and before
For more details you can follow the official “Eurovision Live Concert 2013” Facebook page below.
It is always a wonderful weekend of events and we wish the organisers another successful concert. Why don’t you support this fan run event.
Author/Website co-founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source – “Eurovision Live Concert 2013” and Eurovision Ireland