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Spain: Meet the 18 acts competing in Benidorm Fest 2023

Spanish broadcaster RTVE decided not to take it SloMo at all! As a surprise to many Eurovision fans, the broadcaster revealed tonight in a late broadcast the 18 acts participating in the Spanish national selection Benidorm Fest 2023. The winner will represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Due the succes of the competition last …

Spain’s Benidorm Fest 2023 has received 876 songs!

RTVE has announced that the Spanish Broadcaster has received 876 songs ahead of next year’s Benidorm Fest 2023. The same contest that gave us Chanel and her song Slo-Mo must now whittle down the extensive list to sixteen songs that will participate in the two semifinals, early next year. The songs have been flowing into the RTVE headquarters in Madrid …

Spain: Soraya considering a return to Eurovision?

September 1st saw the official start of the 2023 Eurovision season, and some established artists are already rumored to be considering participation. In Spain, one Eurovision alum has expressed interest in competing to represent her country again. You may remember the Spanish singer Soraya from her participation in Eurovision 2009, where she represented the Iberian nation with the song “La …

Spain: Submission Window for Benidorm Fest 2023 Opens

The Spanish national broadcaster, RTVE has officially opened the submission window for their celebrated Benidorm Fest 2023. 2023 marks the return of the Benidorm Fest, which was chosen as the selection mechanism for Spain, last year. This selection mechanism chose Chanel, who finished 3rd with her song “Slo Mo,” marking Spain’s best result since 1995. RTVE is now accepting submissions for …

Chanel to Sing Title Number for Disney’s New ‘Pinocchio’ Film

Although several months have passed since we saw the final bows in Turin, the alumni of Eurovision 2022 are seeing continued success — and Spain’s excellent bronze-medalist Chanel Terrero is no exception. Per the Spanish Twitter account for Disney Plus, the Slo Mo singer will soon be wowing not only Eurovision fans, but Disney fans too. She is set to perform …

JESC 2022: Wrap-up of recent activity ahead of Yerevan

In recent weeks, there has been a few stories hanging around, when it comes to the upcoming junior contest, to be held in Yerevan, Armenia. Among those news are Germany’s unfortunate withdrawal, Kazakhstan’s selection for the contest and even the return of the United Kingdom to the contest. Other than that, there are also the other countries, who are also …

Team ESC United Weighs In: Our Top 10 of Eurovision 1982

On the night of April 24, 1982, delegations from 18 countries descended on the Harrogate International Centre for the 27th Eurovision Song Contest. Which of that year’s entries would Team ESCUnited crown? To decide, we have gathered five of our best (?) and brightest (??) from around the globe to weigh in with their 1982 Top 10s. They are: From …

Benidorm Fest 2023 Details Revealed: Dates, Voting System, and More

Following last year’s excellent debut of Benidorm Fest — a new Spanish national final, based somewhat upon 1958-2006’s Festival Español de la Canción de Benidorm — RTVE has announced details surrounding the upcoming second edition of the fledgling festival. Mark your calendars: the festival will follow the same format as 2022’s edition, with two semi-finals and a final. It all kicks …

ESC 2022: The final live on tape batch is now out

Over the past 10 days, the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube account, finally decided to share the pre-recorded live on tape recordings little by little. Unfortunately, we have learned that a lot of broadcasters opted to not share their pre-recording tapes, and will leave a lot of fans imagining, what it would’ve or could’ve been like for some countries. On …

Spain Will Not Host Eurovision 2023, United Kingdom Likely to Host if Ukraine Cannot per RTVE Chief

An interesting development has occurred in the search for where Eurovision 2023 will be held, amidst ongoing concerns that Ukraine may be unable to host the song contest next year. Due to the continued war in Ukraine, it is possible that the country will be unable to host – in which case, a number of countries have volunteered to host …

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