The countdown has begun for Mision Eurovision, the show that will select both the singer and the song for Spain for the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki. The interest in Spain for the forthcoming edition of the Eurovision Song Contest is very high, as many songs have been received and many singers have shown their interest in representing Spain. Henceforth the deadline for the submission of songs and artists has been extended.
There will be more news in the coming days as the show is scheduled to kick off in January. 6 shows are scheduled, 4 of which will the prelimanary galas followed by the semi final and final. Both the song and the singer will be selected separately. There will be 20 singers in each preliminary show, from which 5 will pass to the semi final.
Spanish beauty Paula Vazquez has been appointed to present the shows. Both her popularity and her beauty will surely entice the Spanish viewers.
Ourpartner website,eurovision-spain, reports that 2 of the finalists who will participate in the preliminary galas are known: Javier Enzo and Gloria Davinia. Currently all the artists who have applied to participate are been called for interviews. These interviews are been recorded on camera, where the artists talk about their musical careers, stage experience and video clips. Will there be any well known an famouus Spanish singers in Mision Eurovision? We will keep you updated with the latest developments concerning Mision Eurovision.
Eurovision-spain have been conducting a poll askingthe Spanish public whosthey would like to represent them at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest. The top five in the poll have been announced as:
- Mónica Naranjo
- Marta Sánchez
Spain has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2 times, back in 1968 with Massiel and again in 1969 on home ground with Salome in the only result to contain a four-way tie for first place! The Spanish have been participating in the contest faithfully every year since their debut in 1961.
Spain, as one of the'big four' countries,is directly qualified for the final on the 12th of May in Helsinki.