In total five acts fought for the right to represent Portugal at Junior Eurovision this year. After an initial tie, Mariana won the national selection after receiving the most votes from the public.
2017 marks the third time at Portugal has competed in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Portugal is enjoying a run of success in the Eurovision Family of Events since earlier this year Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest Amar Pelos Dois.
Stand for Mariana's video - coming soon!