Tonight: Second semi final in Spain

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 68 views

RTVE, the Spanish natioanal broadcaster, will be holding the second semifinal of the Spanish Eurovision national final tonight. The show will be aired live on TVE1 and TVE International at 22:45 CET. There will be a live webcast available on TVE's official Eurovision website. Ten candidates will be competing in their quest to qualify for the final Spanish Eurovision national final.

The second semifinal of Eurovision 2009, El Retorno will be held tonight at thel Teatro-Casino L’Aliança de Poble Nouin Barcelona. Alaska and Miguel Serrano will be the hosts of the show. A total of ten candidates will be battling each another in other in order to qualify for the grand final. TVE, the national Spanish broadcaster has worked hardto preparing tonight's show, which is expected to be entertaining and full of surprises.

TVE has brought in a few changes for tonight's show: the show will be shorter than last weeks (will last from 1.30 minutes to 2 hours), the stage has been extended, the sound system has been changed and upgraded, the lighting system has been upgraded. Famous Spanish singer Rosario, the daughter of the late Flamenco legend Lola Flores will be performing as a guest in tonight's show. Nena Deconte will be also performing as a guest during tonight's show.

The following artists wil be competing in tonight's semifinal: Soraya, Roel,Virginia ,Jorge González, Calipop, Electronikboy, Diqesi, Leather Boys, Ángeles Vela y Salva Ortega.

The topthree candidates with the highest results will qualify for the grand final. A 50/50 Jury and Televoting deliberation will decide whichthree candidates pass to the final. Jose Luis Urribari, Toni Garrido, Mauro Canut , Victor Escudero and Mariola Orellana are the members of the expert jury.

You can watch the2nd Semifinal of Eurovision 2009, El Retorno live at 22.45 CET on TVE 1 and TVE International (via satellite). A live webcast for the International Eurovision fans will be available on the official Spanish Eurovision websitehere.

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