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Salvador in the Parliament: First public appearance

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 19, 2017 at 9:55 AM

The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest were in the National Parliament where he was received by the president of the Assembly of the Portuguese Republic

Under a strong media circus, the president of the Assembly of the Republic, Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues received this morning the singer catapulted to hero, and his sister Luisa. The public television station was represented by Nuno Artur Silva and Gonçalo Reis, administrator and president of RTP, respectively.

"But the votes were not in the Eurovision?" Answered Salvador, good-humored, on hearing the votes of the Assembly to honour him with a a greeting.

At the invitation of Ferro Rodrigues, Salvador Sobral and Luísa Sobral - interpreter and author of the winning song, respectively - attended the vote, in what was the first invitation they accepted since winning the festival.


Most of the deputies  applauded Salvador and Luísa Sobral standing up, after the unanimous approval of the vote of greeting to both. The text highlighted the "victory of the Portuguese language", the "merit of the performer and the composer", but also "the professionalism of RTP". 

source: DN picture: DN

Categories: Eurovision 2018, Eurovision 2017, Portugal

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