TVE, the Spanish national broadcaster has released the 5 bidding entries that will compete in the forthcoming Spanish Eurovision national final scheduled to be held later this month.
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 and TVE International later this month. Last month TVE announced the format for the 2014 Spanish Eurovision national selection along with the names of the 5 hopefuls and their respective entries.
The 5 Spanish candidates
- Raul- Seguir sin ti
- Ruth Lorenzo- Dancing in the rain
- La Dama- Estrella Fugaz
- Brequette-Mas- Run<strong>
- 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. Brequette shot to fame in Spain thanks to her participation in the Spanish version of the world famous show The Voice- La Voz. La Dama is the wife of well known Spanish singer and composer Melendi.
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.
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