Category Archives: SPAIN

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 […]

AARZEMNIEKI April 09

CAKE LESSONS FROM SPAIN TO LATVIA

BARCELONA, SPAIN – The 2014 Latvian entry, “Cake To Bake” by Aarzemnieki, is having a surprise success in Spain! After a Latvian tourist had made them listen to the song, a couple of bartenders from Barcelona, Claudio and H. decided to help the Latvian singers learn how to bake a cake! In order to do […]

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 […]

RUTH LORENZO March 25

VIDEO: RUTH LORENZO PERFORMS LIVE

MADRID, SPAIN – Last night Ruth Lorenzo was a guest at Mira Quien Baila (Spanish version of Dancing with the stars). There she performed her Eurovision entry Dancing in the rain and showed that she can dance and sing at the same time without a problem. Since her Eurovision performance should like something like that, […]

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 […]

SPAIN 2014 ESC PARTICIPANTS February 10

SPAIN 2014: NATIONAL FINAL DATE SET

BARCELONA, SPAIN – TVE announced today the date of the national final for Eurovision Song Contest 2014. It will take place on February 22nd in Barcelona. Jury and Viewers will decide the winner by 50% sharing of the voting. Five acts bid to represent the country in Eurovision Song Contest this year: Brequette – Run […]

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 2014: RUTH LORENZO INTERVIEW

MADRID, SPAIN – This year RTVE and Spain are vying to make an impression at Eurovision 2014 and have chosen a preselection contest involving five singers looking to be chosen as the Spanish representative at Copenhagen. The team of oikotimes.com is delighted to bring you an exclusive interview with one of those looking to win […]

SPAIN 2014 ESC PARTICIPANTS February 03

SPAIN 2014: LISTEN TO THE BIDDING SONGS

MADRID, SPAIN – Spanish national broadcaster presented today the five songs for the national final through which Spain will decide its representative and entry for Copenhagen’s Eurovision Song Contest edition. The national final will take place on a date soon to be revealed but in the meantime we listened to the five bids and we […]

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 2014 ESC PARTICIPANTS January 20

SPAIN 2014: NATIONAL FINAL ACTS CONFIRMED

MADRID, SPAIN – Yesterday oikotimes.com concluded speculations for the national final and the five names speculated for the country’s bid in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. Today TVE confirmed the names and the news which oikotimes.com posted first on the web. THE PARTICIPANTS Raul – Seguir sin ti Jorge Gonzalez – TBA Brequette – TBA […]

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 […]

SPAIN TVE January 10

SPAIN 2014: IS TVE MESSING AROUND?

MADRID, SPAIN – The Frederico Llano-vision saga is gearing up for good. Popular site and the one that predicted Pastora Soler and ESDM for Eurovision in the past two years is now claiming that TVE will announce a national selection for Eurovision. TVE is looking (according to the source) for a well established artist who […]