Spain: RTVE unveils the fourteen Benidorm Fest 2022 candidates

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RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, has unveiled the names of the fourteen competing acts at the forthcoming Spanish national selection, Benidorm Fest 2022.

The Spanish broadcaster has selected 14 acts instead of the initially planned 12 acts due to the high amount of quality entries it has received.

The names of the 14 lucky acts were revealed today during a special press conference held at the RTVE Headquarters in Madrid.

The  candidates

  • Azúcar Moreno- Postureo
  • Blanca Paloma-Secreto de agua
  • Chanel-SloMo
  • Gonzalo Hermida-  Quien lo diria
  • Javiera Mena – Culpa
  • Luna ki- Voy a morir
  • Marta sango- Sigues en mi mente
  • Rayden- Calle de la lloreria
  • Rigoberta Bandini- Ay Mama
  • Sara Deop- Make You Say
  • Tanxugueiras- Terra
  • Unique- Mejores
  • Varry Brava- Raffaella
  • Xeinn- Eco

Azucar Moreno will be vying to represent Spain for the second time, having represented the country back in 1990 with their entry ‘Bandido‘ achieving a 5th place in Zagreb.

RTVE will be releasing the 14 competing entries on 23 December 2020 and will be officially presenting the candidates to the assembled press on the same day during a special press conference.

The Spanish Head of Delegation Eva Mora and RTVE’s Head of Communication and Participation Maria Eizaguirre will be presided the press conference.

A total of 14 acts will compete at the 2022 Spanish national selection next January. Seven acts will compete in each of the 2 semi-finals whilst 8 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Turin in the Grand Final.

Benidorm Fest 2022 will consist of 3 live televised shows which will be held in Benidorm at the end of January.

Spain in Eurovision

Spain debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has won the event twice (1968, 1969). Spain In 2021 Blas Canto represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam with his entry ‘Voy a Quedarme‘.

 

Source: ESCTODAY/ RTVE

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