Over the course of November, on the lead up to the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the countries that are taking part at the Contest and their Junior Eurovision story so far. Today, we begin Portugal’s story.
Portugal debuted at the 2006 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Bucharest, Romania. Pedro Madeira participated with “Deixa-me sentir”, finishing in 14th place and 22 points.
Jorge Leiria represented Portugal at the 2007 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He participated with “Só quero é cantar”, finishing in 16th place and 15 points.
After a ten year wait, Portugal returned to the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Mariana Venâncio participated with “Youtuber”, finishing in 14th place (their best position) and 54 points.
Rita Laranjeira represented Portugal at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Minsk, Belarus. She participated with “Gosto de tudo (já não gosto de nada)”, finishing in 18th place and 42 points.
Join us tomorrow, as we continue to celebrate the countries that are participating at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, this year in Yerevan.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland
Categories: Eurovision 2021, JESC Portugal, Junior Eurovision 2022
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