Spain: The running order of the Benidorm Fest 2023 Final!

A few minutes ago the Spanish Public Broadcaster RTVE revealed the running order of the artists and their songs who are going to take part in the Grand Final of the Benidorm Fest 2023, tomorrow, Saturday 4th of February.

The running order of the 8 Finalists is as follows:

  1. Karmento – Quiero y duelo
  2. Megara – Arcadia
  3. Alice Wonder – Yo quisiera
  4. Fusa Nocta – Mi familia
  5. Agoney – Quiero arder
  6. Blanca Paloma – Eaea
  7. José Otero – Inviernos en Marte
  8. Vicco – Nochentera

In the Grand Final, as in the two semi-finals, the result will be decided 50% by a jury, 25% by a demoscopic jury and 25% by public vote.

Who do you think will be the winner of the Benidorm Fest 2023 and eventually will represent the Iberian kingdom in the upcoming 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, in May? Let us know your though in the comments below!

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Spain: Listen to the songs of Benidorm Fest 2023!

The Spanish broadcaster has just published on its online platform, RTVEplay, the songs that will be competing at the Benidorm Fest this February for the ticket to Liverpool!

Tomorrow, after 13CET, the songs will be available on all digital platforms!

Listen to them below by clicking on the title of each song:

Can you pick out a song? Are you waiting to see someone’s stage performance? Let us know in the comments below!

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Junior Eurovision 2022: Listen to Spain’s song for the contest!

The ninth out of 16 countries taking part in Junior Eurovision 2022, to reveal its song is Spain. A few minutes ago, the country’s song was released through RTVE’s  official YouTube channel.

The song will be performed by Carlos Higes, a young singer that was chosen internally by RTVE. His song is called Señorita. The song is entirely in Spanish. The 11-year-old from Valencia is a singer, model, pianist and futsal fanatic, with a proficiency for languages. As well as this, he has singing competition experience having participated in La Voz and Idol Kids. He has also been a fan of Eurovision since 2016.

Listen to “Señorita” by Carlos Higes for Junior Eurovision 2022:

What do you think about Spain’s  song in this year’s Junior Song Contest? Write us in the comments below!

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Spain: The titles of Benidorm Fest 2023 songs were revealed!

The long-awaited titles of the songs competing in Benidorm Fest 2023, were finally revealed.  The songs that we are going to listen in the Spanish song contest are of many different styles including rock, folklore, pop, kpop, hyperpop and many more. The songs will be published in the coming weeks, however we’ll have to wait until the semi-finals to see them be performed live on stage.

These are the 18 artists and their songs for Benidrom Fest 2023:

  • Agoney – “Quiero arder”
  • Alfred García – “Desde que tú estás” 
  • Alice Wonder – “Yo quisiera”
  • Aritz Aren – “Flamenco”
  • Blanca Paloma – “Eaea”
  • E’FEMME – “Uff!”
  • Famous – “La Lola” 
  • Fusa Nocta – “Mi familia”
  • José Otero – “Invierno en Marte”
  • Karmento – “Quiero y duelo”
  • Megara – “Arcadia” 
  • Meler – “No nos moverán”
  • Rakky Ripper – “Tracción”
  • Sharonne – “Aire”
  • Siderland – “Que esclati tot” (“Que estalle todo”) 
  • Sofía Martín – “Tuki” 
  • Twin Melody – “Sayonara”
  • Vicco – “Nochentera”

The 18 artists that were chosen to compete in the national final, appeared on a special show of the Spanish television, called “Los elegidos” (The Chosen Ones) earlier today. In the show, the artists came in, talked with the hosts in a small interview and each artist performed a song either from their discography or from another singer. The hosts were Julia Varela and Rodrigo Vázquez. You can see the whole show HERE.

We remind you that 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 previous winner of Benidorm Fest and Spain’s representative in Eurovision 2022 was Chanel Terrero with the song “Slomo”, who ended up in 3rd place in the Grand Final, giving her country its best result since 1995:

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Spain: Participants for Benidorm Fest 2023 will be announced on October 29!

RTVE has announced that the participants of Benidorm Fest 2023 will be revealed on October 29 .

Having already announced the reveal of Benidorm Fest 2023 contestants for October 27, RTVE has announced new plans. The participants for the country’s national selection will be revealed live on La 1 in a prime-time show on October 29.

The presentation of the artists will be undertaken by Julia Varela , who comments on Eurovision, and Rodrigo Vázquez . The show will include the profile of all the artists as well as details about their songs in the competition. RTVE will also hold a press conference on November 2.

Eight songs will compete in the  first Semi-Final on January 31 and the other eight will compete in the  second on February 2. The top four from each semi-final will advance to the  Grand Final on February 4, where eight songs will battle to win the second edition of the Benidorm Festival and the golden ticket to represent Spain in  Liverpool.

Chanel Terrero represented Spain at Eurovision 2022 and took third place with the song ” SloMo “, achieving the country’s best result since 1995 , after a long streak of poor results.

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Source: Eurovoix

Chanel Terrero will sing the official theme of the Spanish national team for the 2022 World Cup!

Chanel Terrero, Spain’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, will sing the official theme song of RTVE and the Spanish national team for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The singer of “SloMo” will perform “TOKE” to support “La Roja” during the World Cup in the Middle Eastern country at the end of November this year.

The Hispano-Cuban artist announced the title of her next single during the Dúos Increíbles show on Spanish TV’s La 1.

Chanel is reportedly extremely excited and grateful to have lent her voice to this project that is expected to be widely heard this fall. Chanel’s new song will be heard across Spain in the coming months in order to encourage and support the Spanish national football team in their quest for a second star.

“I feel very much connected to this team spirit, to be united, so it feels very nice to give my voice to the national team’s song.”

The singer didn’t want to give too many details about her new song, but revealed that TOKE will be choreographed.

“Behind the choreography lies my team from Turin and we can’t wait to show you the final result”

2023, a busy year for Chanel

If 2022 is a great year for Chanel, so will 2023. The artist has just signed with Sony Music Entertainment to complete her new music project, an album that will be released in early 2023.

“We have started an incredible journey, which is just the beginning of what is to come”

You can also watch the full clip below:


Source: RTVE

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Spain: The participants of Benidorm Fest 2023 will be announced by the end of October!

Benidorm Fest 2023 will take place with the 16 participations that will be announced by the end of the month.

María Eizaguirre, the Director of Communication and Participation of RTVE, said in an interview that the artists that are going to participate in the national selection will all be announced by the end of October. This means that the announcment will come before that start of the tickets sale and thus, fans will know which artists will participate before bying them.

A total of 876 songs have been submitted to represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. The number of submissions is  12 songs down from 2022, however, the number of songs from record labels and publishers has increased considerably. To be exact, 455 songs were submited through the online form, 27 through email, while the 394 songs left were submitted directly from record labels, double the amount of songs than last year. For the 2022 festival, 886 songs were submitted, 692 through the online form and 194 from recording labels.

The team at RTVE is currently listening to all of the songs submitted for the selection and will pick the best 16 to go through to the national final. Benidorm Fest will tak place with two semi-finals in January 31 and February 2 and the Grand Final on February 4. The songs submitted vary a lot from each other, as there pop songs, ballads, folk, flamenco, fusion, rock even latin, rap and reggaeton.

Chanel won the first edition of Benidorm Fest.  She represented Spain in Turin with the song “Slomo” finishing in third place.  This is one of the best results for Spain in recent times setting the bar high for her successor!

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Junior Eurovision 2022: 16 countries will take part in the contest in Yerevan!

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) alongside the Armenian public broadcaster (AMPTV), announced that 16 countries are going to take part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, which is scheduled to take place in Yerevan, on Sunday, December 11.

The 16 countries that will travel to Yerevan in December are:

  • 🇦🇱 Albania (RTSH)
  • 🇦🇲 Armenia (AMPTV)
  • 🇫🇷 France (France TV)
  • 🇬🇪 Georgia (GPB)
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland (TG4)
  • 🇮🇹 Italy (Rai)
  • 🇰🇿 Kazakhstan (Khabar Agency)
  • 🇲🇹 Malta (PBS)
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands (AVROTROS)
  • 🇲🇰 North Macedonia (MKRTV)
  • 🇵🇱 Poland (TVP)
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal (RTP)
  • 🇷🇸 Serbia (RTS)
  • 🇪🇸 Spain (TVE)
  • 🇺🇦 Ukraine (UA:PBC)
  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom (BBC)

The number of countries that will take part in this year’s contest is reduced, compared to last year, since Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Germany and Russia will not return to the contest, while the United Kingdom returns after a 16 years of absence.

What is more, alongside the final list of competitions, the Armenian public broadcaster announced the slogan of this year’s contest which is: “Spin the Magic”.

Martin Österdahl, Executive Supervisor for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, is excited about the show’s return:

“We’re delighted to be welcoming talented young artists from 16 countries this year to Yerevan for the 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It’s exciting to be returning to the Armenian capital for the first time in over a decade to “Spin The Magic” on this special anniversary – and welcoming back the United Kingdom to the competition, our host country for Eurovision 2023. There’s so much energy, passion and creativity from our colleagues at AMPTV and we can’t wait to see a spectacular show in December.”

Armenia will host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 after Maléna’s win with the song “Qami Qami”:

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Spain: All the latest news about Benidorm Fest 2023!

RTVE, Spain’s public broadcaster, has taken up the Eurovision challenge seriously! Intending to capitalise on the success of last year’s edition of Benidorm Fest, and Chanel’s excellent run in Eurovision 2022, RTVE is going all out to present an even more complete and impressive TV show.

The presenters of the show

RTVE confirmed yesterday the names of the two presenters of Benidorm Fest 2023, with Mónica Naranja taking on co-presenting duties, alongside Inés Hernand (last year’s hostess of Benidorm Fest).

According to Formula TV , Mónica Naranjo will be the main presenter of the two semi-finals and the final, which will be broadcast in prime time on La 1, while Inés Hernand will be in the Green Room of the Palau d’Esports L’Illa in Benidorm, where the Benidorm Fest will take place.

Related TV programs

Máximo Huerta, co-presenter of last year’s edition of Benidorm Fest, will be involved again this year in a different capacity. According to the VerTele website, he will present a daily tv program, showcasing all the details and developments of this year’s Benidorm Fest.

Alaska, another co-presenter of last year’s Benidorm, will also be involved, as she is to present a Christmas show that will be broadcast at the end of the year on La 1. In this show, some of the participants of the first edition of Benidorm Fest will also be present, with Chanel Terrero, of course, expected to be (literally) on the spotlight.

Chanel won the first edition of the Benidorm Fest with the song ” SloMo”, and represented Spain in Turin, achieving a 3rd place in the grand final.

Stay tuned for all the developments regarding Spain’s participation in Eurovision 2023!

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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