Spain: TVE press conference in Madrid today

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TVE, the Spanish national broadcaster is holding a special press conference today at 12pm in Madrid in order to officially introduce the 5 Spanish hopefuls to the Spanish press and media.

The press conference will be held at the TVE Torrespaña headquarters in Madrid where the Spanish media will be able to meet and greet the 5 bidding acts who will compete at the 2014 Spanish Eurovision national final- Mira quien va a Eurovision: Brequette, Raul, Jorge Gonzalez, La Dama and Ruth Lorenzo. Anne Irgartiburu will be also attending the press conferencetoo today.

TVE the Spanish national broadcaster has released the final version of the 5 potential entries that are bidding to represent Spain at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhangen. The countdown is on as only 4 days are left for the 2014 Spanish Eurovision national final- Mira Quien Va  A Eurovision.

You can listen to the final version of the 5 bidding entries on TVE’s official website here.

Monica Naranjo, David Bustamente and Merche will be on the special jury that will be partly responsible to select the 2014 Spanish Eurovision Eurovision entry and representative. The 2014 Spanish Eurovision entry  and representative will be selected via a 50/50 jury- televoting deliberation.

Gisela the 2008 Andorran representative and backing vocalist for Rosa (Spain 2002) will be performing a medley of Eurovision songs during the show.

TVE is currently busy working round the clock preparing for its forthcoming Eurovision national final where a total of 5 acts will battle to represent Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.

The 2014 Spanish Eurovision national will be held at the TVE studios in Sant Cugat in Barcelona on Saturday 22 February. A total of 5 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Copenhagen: Brequette, Ruth Lorenzo, La Dama, Jorge Gonzalez and Raul. The show will be hosted by Anne Igartiburu.

The show will be televised live at 22:00 CET on TVE 1, TVE Internacional (via satellite- Hotbird 13- Europe) and will be streamed on TVE’s official Eurovision website.  .

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 VozLa 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.

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