The revolution timeline

April 24, 1974 22:55 Radio “Emissores Associados de Lisboa” broadcasts Paulo de Carvalho’s popular Eurovision song ”E depois do Adeus”, the first signal previously arranged by the military to synchronize their operations. April 25, 1974[edit] 00:20 Rádio Renascença broadcasts Zeca

The revolution timeline

April 24, 1974 22:55 Radio “Emissores Associados de Lisboa” broadcasts Paulo de Carvalho’s popular Eurovision song ”E depois do Adeus”, the first signal previously arranged by the military to synchronize their operations. April 25, 1974[edit] 00:20 Rádio Renascença broadcasts Zeca

RTP Revolution News

Watch the Video of the first TV broadcast after the coup.

RTP Revolution News

Watch the Video of the first TV broadcast after the coup.

Grândola: The song to march

  Written by the protest singer Zeca Afonso, Grândola was the song the military chose as sign for the troops to leave the  barracks and march towards Lisbon to overthrow the regime. It was played on the radio at midnight,

Grândola: The song to march

  Written by the protest singer Zeca Afonso, Grândola was the song the military chose as sign for the troops to leave the  barracks and march towards Lisbon to overthrow the regime. It was played on the radio at midnight,

A Bloodless Coup

The Carnation Revolution or Revolução dos Cravos was a largely bloodless coup which occurred in the nation of Portugal in 1974. The result of the Carnation Revolution was the toppling of a dictatorship which had prevailed for almost 50 years.

A Bloodless Coup

The Carnation Revolution or Revolução dos Cravos was a largely bloodless coup which occurred in the nation of Portugal in 1974. The result of the Carnation Revolution was the toppling of a dictatorship which had prevailed for almost 50 years.