Author Archives: Jaime Solloso (Spain)

PHOTO: RITA GUERRA FACEBOOK FAN PAGE October 21

Rita Guerra would love to return to Eurovision

LISBON, PORTUGAL – Rita Guerra who represented Portugal at Riga in 2003 with the song “Deixa-me sonhar (só mais uma vez)” has commented that she would love to take part once again, said on a recent interview to ESC Portugal. Rita has recently launched her new album “Volta” (Return) and with a thirty year career […]

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Jose María Purón criticises TVE upon Eurovision choices

MADRID, SPAIN – In a recent interview, Jose María Purón, musician and composer severely criticised TVE for the negative results that Spain has achieved at Eurovision. Purón is famous for composing the song sang by Anabel Conde “Vuelve Conmigo” that in 1995 achieved a runner-up spot for Spain. Purón claims that a strong national selection […]

PHOTO: PABLO ALBORAN FACEBOOK PAGE October 10

Spain 2015: Eurofans want Pablo Alborán in Vienna

MADRID, SPAIN – In the last few days Eurovision Spain have held an internal selection which has resulted in Pablo Alboran, a Spanish singer from Malaga being placed as the overwhelming favourite to represent Spain at Eurovision 2015. In this, the sixth edition of “La Elección Interna” (Internal Selection), readers have voted to confirm who […]

PHOTO: BASTERRA October 06

Eurovision missed out on Manolo Escobar

MADRID, SPAIN – When in 1968, Spain won the Eurovision Song Contest, everything spoke about how Massiel singing La, la, la was originally meant to be Joan Manuel Serrat but that his desire to sing in Catalan meant that he was not going to be selected to represent Spain at the contest. What was not […]

OGAE SPAIN & PORTUGAL CONVENTION 2014 October 03

OGAE Spain & Portugal meet in Madrid this weekend

MADRID, SPAIN – This Saturday, 4th October 2014 the 9th OGAE Congress of Spain will be taking place in Madrid at the Centro Cultural of Sanchnarro and Delirio. This year will include the participation of Portugal as both OGAE clubs merge for a night of Eurovision fun and mutual appreciation. Among those attending will be […]

PHOTO: LA DAMA FACEBOOM FAN PAGE August 18

Listen / Gallery: new single by La Dama – La Clave

MADRID, SPAIN – La Dama who took part in the 2014 Spanish preselection contest for Eurovision has just released her new single entitled “La Clave” (The Key). The single is a Latin pop number which is looking to transfer itself above the summer period. A video clip will follow in September and La Dama is […]

BREQUETTE June 28

Watch Brequette’s new video for “Puzzle Together”

MADRID, SPAIN – Brequette Casie who fought to represent Spain at Eurovision 2014 in Denmark has released a new single entitled “Puzzle Together”. Having placed second in the Spanish National Final with the same number of points as the winning song by Ruth Lorenzo, Brequette has followed up her Eurovision song; “Mas”, with another tune […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU June 28

Spanish participation in 2015 under big question

MADRID, SPAIN – The Spanish Tax Ministry will soon invest 100 million euros into RTVE but will only do so under certain very strict conditions. One of these appears to be for TVE to renounce their participation at Eurovision if funding is not sourced externally. Other measures include the sale of assets and the removal […]

MARCO MENGONI June 12

Marco Mengoni’s presents new album

ROME, ITALY – The Italian Eurovision representative and winner of the San Remo Festival 2013 has released his latest album in the Spanish record marke. Marco Mengoni has produced an album containing 15 songs, with 3 being entirely in the Spanish language. “Incomparable” (Uncomparable), “Nunca se irá” (Will never leave) and “No me rendiré” (I […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU June 12

Paula Seling breaks Eurovision Book of Records

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – Although Romania had a disappointing Eurovision, their female representative who performed alongside Ovi, marked a record that should be noted. Paula Sterling was able to hold a note for the longest time; 19.5 seconds, a new record according to the Eurovision Book of Records. The previous record had been held by Mary […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO June 01

Ruth Lorenzo plans to return in Eurovision

MADRID, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo who represented Spain with the song “Dancing in the Rain” at this years contest has said that she would like to return in the next three years. She recently told RTVE that she would like to repeat the experience but this time aim towards the top position and perform a […]

SORAYA ARNELAS May 19

VIDEO / SORAYA ARNELAS – NEON LOVERS

MADRID, SPAIN – Spanish 2009 participant Soraya Arnelas has released a new videoclip for her most recent single. The song, “Neon Lovers” is part of the album “Universe in Me” and is the second single to be released from that album, after “Plastic”. The song is offered in both an English language and Spanish language […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU May 18

RUTH CONFIRMS DUET WITH CONCHITA

MADRID, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo has made further mention regarding her new album “Planeta Azul” (Blue Planet) which she will be working on in Los Angeles. She has confirmed that one song within the album will include a duet with Conchita Wurst, the Eurovision winner from Austria. “We promised ourselves”, said Ruth Lorenzo, as she […]

CONCHITA WURST May 17

CONCHITA APPEARS ON BBC’S SHOW

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has made an appearance on “The Graham Norton Show” which is shown on the BBC on Fridays but filmed a few days before. Alongside British comedian Dawn French, survivalist Bear Grylls and Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst, Conchita spoke to Graham; BBC Eurovision commentator, about her career. Conchita […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU May 13

RUTH LORENZO HAPPY WITH EUROVISION 2014

MADRID, SPAIN – On her return to Spain, Ruth Lorenzo has expressed her happiness at obtaining a Top Ten position and how she would like to return in three years time. TVE has a following of 6.560.000 viewers for Eurovision, better numbers than last year and the song was well received by fans and critics […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO May 06

RUTH LORENZO ENTERTAINS THE FANS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Today, Ruth Lorenzo spent some time with tens of her fans, who accompany her to Copenhagen. After appearing at the Euroclub festival, the Spanish singer appeared at the Eurovision Village in the centre of the city where she undertook an impromptu performance of the song “Dancing in the Rain”. This is the […]

CYPRUS CYBC April 26

CYPRUS TO BROADCAST ALL SHOWS

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – After Serbia announced that they would emit all three galas of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, CyBC has confirmed that they too will be showing all three galas. Even though Cyprus was forced to stand aside from this year’s song contest due to financial difficulties, they have confirmed that they will be […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO April 26

RUTH LORENZO’S SINGLE & PROMO TOUR NEWS

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo continues her promotional tour of her song “Dancing in the Rain”, having recently been in concert in her native Murcia where she gave a well received performance. This was followed up by her appearance in London and Ruth Lorenzo has now confirmed that the physical format of her single will […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO April 17

VIDEO: RUTH LORENZO’S EUROVISION MEDLEY

BARCELONA, SPAIN – As part of her promotion for Eurovision 2014, Ruth Lorenzo has recently released a video highlighting former Eurovision winning songs. The video is intended to not only strenghten her candidacy but also to portray her Eurovision credentials through a range of differing vocal ranges other than those showcased on her song “Dancing […]