Spain: TVE reveals format for Eurovision selection

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 287 views

TVE, the Spanish national broadcaster has revealed today the format Spain will use to select the 2014 Spanish Eurovision representative and entry. A total of 5 acts will battle in a televised national final for the golden ticket to Copenhagen next February.

The 2014 Spanish Eurovision entry and representative will be selected via a 50/50 jury- televoting deliberation. The Spanish national final will be aired live on TVE 1 next month. TVE has announced the names of the 5 hopefuls along with the titles of their respective entries.

 The 5 Spanish candidates

  • Raul- Seguir sin ti
  • Ruth Lorenzo- Dancing in the rain
  • La Dama- Estrella Fugaz
  • Brequette- Mas- Run
  • Jorge Gonzalez- Auque se acabe el mundo

Eurovision fans will be familiar with Raul and Jorge Gonzalez, both boys have tried to represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest. Raul was runner up at the 2000 Spanish Eurovision national final- Eurocancion 2000 with Sueño su boca. Ruth Lorenzo is well known to fans in the UK due to her participation in the X Factor.

Last year TVE selected El Sueño De Morfeo via an internal selection to represent Spain at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo.  Spain as one of the BIG 5 countries is automatically qualifed to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest grand final.

Spain debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has won the even on 2 occasions in 1968 with Massiel and in 1969 on home soil with Salome.

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Spain and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

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