Spain: Benidorm Fest 2023 dates announced!

A while ago, the dates of Spain’s national final were announced.

Benidorm Fest returns for the second year in a row, as the procedure of selecting the Spanish representative for Eurovision 2023. The national final gave Spain the third place in the Grand Final of this year’s contest, which is their best result since 1995.

In detail, Benidorm Fest 2023 will consist of two semi-finals and a Final:

  • First Semi-Final: Tuesday January 31
  • Second Semi-Final: Thursday February 2
  • Final: Saturday February 4

The famous Spanish singer Mónica Naranjo will ne the host if the national final.

The voting system will remain the same as last year, which means that the final result will ne determined by:

  • 50% jury vote
  • 25% Televote
  • 25% Demoscopic Jury vote

In the end, the price of the tickets was announced which ranges from 20 to 60 euros.

The winner of last year’s Benidorm Fest was Chanel Terrero with the song “SloMo”.

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Spain: Eurovision 2022 Participation Costing Over €600,000!

Based on budget data from RTVE, ESCPlus reports that Spain’s Eurovision participation cost more than €600,000.

According to the RTVE Transparency portal, the total cost of the participation is €637,984.18.

ESCPlus adds that almost half of the budget consists of broadcasting fees, but other costs are related to artistic expenses, rental of items and costumes, labels and graphics but also transport.

Spain is represented by Chanel this year and is one of the big favorites, that could win the night of the grand final.

Below you can see a short clip from the rehearsal of Spain:

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