- Title: Portugal fans celebrate Eurovision Song Contest win
- Date: 14th May 2017
- Summary: LISBON, PORTUGAL (MAY 14, 2017) (REUTERS) PEOPLE ON THE STREETS OF LISBON
- Embargoed: 28th May 2017 03:37
- Keywords: reactions winners eurovision portugal
- Location: LISBON, PORTUGAL
- City: LISBON, PORTUGAL
- Country: Portugal
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0016GT7JNR
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- Story Text: Eurovision fans celebrated on Sunday (May 14) Portugal's first Eurovision Song Contest victory.
Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country's history and celebrating with a call to "put emotion back into music".
Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favorite going into the final of the annual song fest, which was hosted in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, and he led the voting throughout the evening.
Portugal finished ahead of Bulgaria and Moldova.
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