Spain: Ruth Lorenzo submits songs for Eurovision 2019

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 979 views

Ruth Lorenzo, the former Spanish Eurovision hopeful, revealed last night that she has submitted several songs for the upcoming Spanish national final.

The 2014 Spanish Eurovision Spanish representative, Ruth Lorenzo, joined the Operacion Triunfo 2018 jury panel last night, during the talent show’s Gala #8.  Last night’s gala was followed by a special chat dedicated to the Eurovision Song Contest where both the OT 2018 participants and teachers performed various Eurovision songs including Heroes (Sweden 2015), Fuego (Cyprus 2018), I love you mi vida (Spain 2007), Eres tu (Spain 1973), Bailar pegados (Spain 1991) etc.

Ruth Lorenzo was invited to attend the #Eurochat at the OT Academy where she met up with OT 2018’s teachers and participants. During her visit to the academy she let the cat out of the bag and revealed that she has submitted songs for the 2019 Spanish national final. She didn’t reveal for which of the sixteen participants she had composed the song/s.

The submission window for composers to submit their entries in order to compete at the 2019 Spanish national final closes today 15 November 2018.

Spain will once again select its Eurovision entry and act via Operacion Triunfo. The 2019 Spanish national final is scheduled to be held in January with circa 10 songs battling for the golden ticket to Tel Aviv.  All sixteen OT 2018 participants will be eligible to compete in the national final and eventually represent Spain at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.

Ruth Lorenzo in Eurovision

Ruth Lorenzo won the 2014 Spanish national final and flew to Copenhagen with her song Dancing in the rain, achieving an honorable 10th place at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. Ruth shot to fame in the United Kingdom when she competed The X Factor back in 2008.

The Spanish singer and composer’s career has gone places since she represented Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. She has released two albums and has been busy touring Spain and attending various musical events and television shows in the country.