Spain: Edurne films the official Eurovision 2015 postcard!

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TVE, the Spanish national broadcaster has revealed today that Edurne, the 2015 Spanish Eurovision representative has filmed the first part of the official Spanish 2015 Eurovision  presentation postcard.

A special crew from host broadcaster ORF flew in to Madrid for  the occasion in order to record Edurne’s presentation postcard. In the first postcard we will see Edurne receiving a mysterious parcel from the post office- a surprise present which will be related to her hobbies and her dreams. During the second part of the postcard we will see Edurne’s dreams come true in the Austrian mountains in Tirol.  Therefore the Spanish star will be flying to Austria in the coming days to record the 2nd part of her presentation postcard. The postcard will be aired just before her peformance of May.

TVE has announced that the 2015 Spanish Eurovision entry Amanecer will be premiered on its official website on Sunday 01 March.

Hereafter the Spanish 2015 Eurovision entry will be available globally on all digital platorms Itunes, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play from the next day Monday 02 March.

Eurovision fans will be happy to know that Edurne‘s Amenecer will be released at 12.00 CET on RTVE’s official Eurovision website on Sunday 01 March. Amanecer is almost ready; the vocals have been recorded in Barcelona, the cords and orchestration have been recorded in Madrid. The entry has received its final touches and mastering both in Spain and Sweden. The countdown begins..

In the coming days Edurne will be releasing teasers with snippets and scenes from her videoclip leading up to the premiere date. The 2015 Spanish has dropped some hints regarding her entry: if it was a bird it would a majestic , if it was a colour it would be old gold, if it was a place it would be a place where no one has been before; a desert in the middle of the sea, a sea in the middle of the forest.

Edurne will have the honour of defending the Spanish colours at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Austria next May. She will sing Amanecer in Vienna, a song that has been produced by none other than Tony Sanchez Ohlsson, the author of the 2007 and 2012 Spanish Eurovision entries ( I love you mi vida (DNASH) and Quedate conmigo (Pastora Soler) and the Swedish dream team Thomas G:son and Peter Bostrom. Both G:son and Bostrom were the composers of the 2012 Swedish winning entry Euphoria. Thomas G:son has been behind many Eurovision entries in the past years: the 2007 and 2012 Spanish entries, the 2010 Danish Eurovision entry, the 2001, 2006 and 2012 Swedish Eurovision entries and the 2007 Norwegian Eurovision entry.

The 2015 Spanish representative will sing her Eurovision entry entirely in Spanish in Vienna. She describes Amanecer a modern pop melody.

Both Edurne and her team along with TVE will be working very hard and round the clock in order to showcase a magnificent and extraordinary staging and performance in Vienna.

About Edurne

Edurne shot to fame in Spain in 2005 when she competed in the 4th season of the popular talent show Operacion Triunfo aired on private Spanish television channel Telecinco. She achieved a 6th place in the show and has gone places since her Operacion Triunfo days. She has released a total of 5 albums and has gained much name, fame and recognition in Spain both as a singer and tv host. She has participated in various television shows in Spain and is much appreciated among the younger generations.

Edurne is currently working on her forthcoming album with Tony Sanchez Ohlsson. It will be Edurne’s sixth album and will be released by Sony Music Spain.

The story so far

In 2014 Spain opted for a national selection in order to select its Eurovision entry and act for Copenhagen. Ruth Lorenzo won the 2014 Spanish national final with her entry Dancing in the rain and achieved an honorable 10th place at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest grand final.

Spain debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has participated at every Eurovision edition since then. Spain has won the contest in 1968 with Massiel and 1969 in Salome. Spain has not missed even one contest since its debut in 1961 and has competed in the contest religiously every year since its debut year. Spain has competed in Eurovision 54 times.

The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 19, 21, 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle, in Vienna.

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