Just today, the Portuguese broadcaster RTP has not only confirmed participation for Junior Eurovision 2021, but they have also chosen their artist for the contest, which will take place this upcoming November in France. The lucky one for Portugal is none other than 13 year old Simão Oliveira. He also won the latest edition of The Voice Kids Portugal last night. Portugal was also one of those countries that had to withdraw from the 2020 competition due to the COVID situation, where they joined 6 other countries who also did so. And here below, you can listen to one of the songs he performed during The Voice Kids:
Portugal is also the first country to reveal their artist for Junior Eurovision 2021. Portugal has taken part 5 times up until now in the competition, with their best result in the contest being a 14th place in 2006 and in 2017.