Author Archives: Jaime Solloso (Spain)

RUTH LORENZO March 28

RUTH LORENZO DEALS WITH THE SHARKS

MADRID, SPAIN – This week, Ruth Lorenzo continued her promotion of the song that will represent Spain at Eurovision 2014. This involved taking a trip to the Madrid Aquarium Zoo where, after some individual training, she was allowed to swim with sharks. Her encounter with the sharks was recorded although it was short-lived, as Ruth […]

SUZY March 27

EMANUEL THREATENS WITH LEGAL ACTIONS

LISBON, PORTUGAL – At a press conference, Emanuel, author of the song “Quero Ser Tua”, performed by Suzy, has announced that he will go to the Judicial Police to hand a complaint. The complaint is about threats and insults directed at him on the days following the song winning the National Final. The song will […]

SPAIN 2014: OFFICIAL VIDEO CLIP OUT

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo has had the official version of her song “Dancing in the Rain” released, this is the version that will be presented in Copenhagen. Meanwhile she continues to promote her candidacy throughout Spain, a slight concern since those who decide the votes come May are to be found elsewhere in Europe. […]

RUTH LORENZO February 22

SPAIN 2014: RUTH TO COPENHAGEN

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Tonight an exciting national final took place. Spanish audience and jury decide the winner of national selection for the 59th Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Ruth won the entire thing voted second by jury and first by viewers and will represent the country with Dancing in The Rain in Copenhagen. Brequette was one […]

SPAIN 2014 ESC PARTICIPANTS February 22

LIVE: SPAIN DECIDES 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Our presenter, Anne Igartiburu starts the show off with an Abba tribute singing an altered version of Dancing Queen. This is the show commencing! We are also introduced to our jury with an altered version of Dana International and we discover that our singer is in fact Gisela. The show commences. We […]

SPAIN TVE February 17

SPAIN 2014: TVE PRESENTS THE JURY

BARCELONA, SPAIN – On Saturday 22nd February TVE will host the Spanish National Final live from Sant Cugat (Barcelona). The final will comprise of three jury members. David Bustamante, Merche and Monica Naranjo. David Bustamente was part of the backing group who supported Rosa Lopez on stage at Eurovision 2002. Monica Naranjo was touted as […]

BRAQUETTE SHANE February 08

SPAIN 2014: BREQUETTE SHANE’S INTERVIEW

As Spain looks to select a representative for Eurovision 2014, oikotimes.com is proud to bring you an exclusive interview with the final participant who will be taking part in the preselection contest. Brequette who will be taking part with her song “Más (Run)” talks exclusively to Jaime Solloso for oikotimes.com. FOLLOW BREQUETTE ON FACEBOOK Hello […]

RAUL FUENTES February 07

SPAIN 2014: RAUL FUENTES INTERVIEW

VITORIA, SPAIN – As Spain run a preselection contest to choose who will be their representative at Eurovision 2014, Jaime Solloso of oikotimes.com has an exclusive interview with Raul Fuentes who is looking to represent Spain with his song “Seguir sin ti” (Continue without you). He previously took part in the National Final of 2000 […]

JORGE GONZALEZ February 06

SPAIN 2014: JORGE GONZALEZ INTERVIEW

Jorge González is looking to represent Spain at Eurovision 2014, as we continue to look at the preselection contest in Spain, here he speaks exclusively to Jaime Solloso for oikotimes.com about his song “Aunque se acabe el Mundo” (Even if the world ends). Hello Jorge, what can you tell us about your song? It is […]

LA DAMA February 05

SPAIN 2014: LA DAMA’S INTERVIEW

MADRID, SPAIN – Continuing with the Spanish preselection coverage, the team of oikotimes.com is happy to offer an exclusive interview undertaking by Jaime Solloso with La Dama, candidate to represent Spain at Eurovision 2014. FOLLOW LA DAMA ON TWITTER La Dama presents herself to the Spanish preselection for Eurovision 2014 with the song “Estrella Fugaz”. […]

SPAIN TVE February 01

TVE PRESENTS THE SONGS ON MONDAY

MADRID, SPAIN – TVE have announced that on Monday 3rd February they will be publishing the complete songs for the five preselection finalists who aim to win the right to represent Spain at Eurovision 2013 under a Europarty theme. The announcement also includes a statement that TVE will be having a selection show very soon […]

SPAIN TVE January 19

SPAIN 2014: NATIONAL FINAL UNDERWAY

MADRID, SPAIN – It is becoming apparent that TVE are looking to undertake a preselection process to choose the representative for Eurovision 2014. Among those named to be taking part are Roser, Melody, Maria Isabel and Ruth Lorenzo. This has been brought about by the failure of TVE to capture a bid national name or […]

PORTUGAL RTP January 13

RTP CHANGES AFFECT EUROVISION PLANS

LISBON, PORTUGAL – The Portuguese government is looking to transfer all competencies in RTP to the new independent general council that will be in line with the process currently present at the BBC. Joint Minister for regional development, Miguel Poiares Maduro has confirmed that the government will no longer be taking charge of the station, […]

CHARLOTTE PERELLI December 13

DIEGO KALE CLAIMS IT’S HIS SONG!

LISBON, PORTUGAL – In a recent interview given after performing in the programme “Praça da Alegria” on RTP1, Diego Kalé introduced his new song, “Leva-me ao céu neste Natal” (Take me to heaven this Christmas) which he attributed entirely to himself as singer and composer. However it appears that the song has many similarities to […]

RUTH LORENZO December 05

SPAIN 2014: RUTH LORENZO IS INTERESTED!

MADRID, SPAIN – TVE is still keeping quiet on who will be their representative for Eurovision 2014 and flying the Spanish flag, however one name has recently been making the rounds and that is Ruth Lorenzo. According to Ruth herself she has been approached to represent Spain in Copenhagen and various sources appear to support […]

FILIPA SOUSA November 09

FILIPA SOUSA FAVORS INTERNAL SELECTION

LISBON, PORTUGAL – Filipa Sousa, Portugal’s 2012 Eurovision representative told ESCPortugal that the news of her country’s return to Eurovision was a big surprise for her (obviously she is not reading oikotimes.com). She is currently in Madeira doing some shows and relaxing for a few days but gave some time to talk about the news […]

SORAYA ARNELAS October 30

VIDEO: SORAYA ARNELAS – PLASTIC

MADRID, SPAIN – Soraya, who represented Spain at Eurovision 2009 is back with a new single which will form a part of her next album, “Universal in Me” scheduled for release on 11th November. The new album is her sixth but the first to be entirely produced by her own record label, Valentia Records. The […]

EL SUENO DE MORFEO October 30

QUESTIONS ON TVE’S ESC TRANSPARENCY

MADRID, SPAIN – A few days ago the programme “El objetivo de Ana Pastor” was analising the transparency in the administration and departments of the Spanish government. A citizen sent a letter to a department asking how many official cars did the President of the government have. That same letter was sent to the United […]