The song is a moderately up-tempo number, with Bravo describing her life as being carefree. She explains that she is sending a balloon skyward in the hope that she will find a place to live with her lover. The English language recording of the song was entitled "Flying Up with My Balloon".
The song was performed first on the night, preceding Italy's Matia Bazar with "Raggio di luna". At the close of voting, it had received 64 points, placing 9th in a field of 19 - Portugal's best result since 1972.