Tourada

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Portugal "Tourada"
Eurovision Song Contest 1973 entry
Country Portugal
Artist(s) Fernando Tordo
Language Portuguese
Composer(s) Fernando Tordo
Lyricist(s) Ary dos Santos
Conductor Jorge Costa Pinto
Finals performance
Final result 10th
Final points 80
Appearance chronology
◄ "A festa da vida" (1972)   
"E depois do adeus" (1974) ►

"Tourada" ("Bullfight") was the Portuguese entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1973, performed in Portuguese by Fernando Tordo.

The song features the metaphor of a bullfight, comparing it either with the autocratic regime in Portugal at the time or with the culture of materialism. The song was performed third on the night, following Belgium's Nicole & Hugo with "Baby, Baby" and preceding Germany's Gitte with "Junger Tag". At the close of voting, it had received 80 points, placing 10th in a field of 17.

It was succeeded as Portuguese representative at the 1974 Contest by Paulo de Carvalho with "E depois do adeus".