Category Archives: SPAIN

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO October 22

Spanish Eurostars join charity concert for kids with cancer

MADRID, SPAIN – Two Spanish eurostars will take part in a charity concert in the town of Murcia to raise awareness and funds for children affected by cancer. The All Against Cancer gala started in 2010. Ruth Lorenzo, who represented Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, and Serafín Zubiri, the country’s 1992 and 2000 […]

PHOTO: PULLPUSHSTUDIO.COM October 21

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 […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO October 09

Ruth Lorenzo plans Eurovision return

MADRID, SPAIN – Formula TV revealed today that Ruth Lorenzo sets eyes for Eurovision again. According to her interview statement she plans to return to Eurovision Song Contest within the next three years. We all remember the vows against Ruth Lorenzo’s victory in the Spanish national final last spring but she managed to shut everyone’s […]

PHOTO: PAOLO MENEGUZZI FACEBOOK FAN PAGE October 08

Video: Marco Llunas & Paolo Meneguzzi – Rosa Sin Espinas

MADRID, SPAIN – Two latin Eurovision veterans, who had put their careers on hold, have eventually joined forced to be back on tracks. Tomorrow, October 8th, Marcos Llunas (Spain 1997) and Paolo Meneguzzi (Switzerland 2008) will release a duo in Spanish, a song called “Rosa Sin Espinas” (A rose without thorns). Along with the track, […]

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 […]

ANABEL CONDE October 06

Video / OGAE Spain & Portugal Convention 2014: Anabel Conde

MADRID, SPAIN – Last night OGAE Spain and Portugal got their first joint meeting in Madrid and along with hundreds of Eurofans, various Eurovision stars from Spain, Portugal and Europe, celebrated the unique night at Centro Cultural of Sanchnarro and Delirio. The team of oikotimes.com was there and bring you the latest videos from the […]

MOCEDADES October 06

Video / OGAE Spain & Portugal Convention 2014: Amaya

MADRID, SPAIN – Last night OGAE Spain and Portugal got their first joint meeting in Madrid and along with hundreds of Eurofans, various Eurovision stars from Spain, Portugal and Europe, celebrated the unique night at Centro Cultural of Sanchnarro and Delirio. The team of oikotimes.com was there and bring you the latest videos from the […]

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: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 02

Listen: Ruth Lorenzo – Gigantes

MADRID, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo, the Spanish diva who achieved a nice placing for Spain in Copenhagen (10th) with the powerful ballad “Dancing In the Rain”, has just released a new single. Let’s make it short: “Gigantes” (Giants) is simply a great song. Drum beat, electronic sounds, powerful voice; the perfect recipe for a smash […]

MARIA ISABEL September 05

Life after JESC: María Isabel

MADRID, SPAIN – Through this series of posts oikotimes.com would like to present information about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest winners after-winning-life. What happened to the JESC winners after their triumph in the contest? María Isabel (born 4 January 1995) is a Spanish singer who won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with the song […]

SPAIN 2014 ESC PARTICIPANTS September 03

Will Spain follow “The Hit” selection format too?

MADRID, SPAIN – Spain will be in Vienna, and is close to have chosen its selection process according to many websites. In order to get a real promotional platform and get the audience more involved in the selection of the 2015 entrant and entry, a reality TV series should be used (a bit like “Operación […]

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 […]

DAVID BISBAL & EMMA MARRONE August 07

Listen: David Bisbal & Emma Marrone team up

POPCOCKER.WORDPRESS.COM REPORTS – Spanish super star David Bisbal has teamed up with Italian superstar Emma Marrone for a brand new upbeat Spanish single which is guaranteed of latin influences. ‘Hombre De Tu Vida’ marks the first international single on which Emma is featured. The Italian singer recently invited Bisbal onto her sold out Limited Edition […]

SOURCE: JAMES VON ROOSBROECK July 27

Julio Iglesias joins Antonis Remos in Mykonos

MYKONOS, GREECE – Despite the big concert arenas and huge stadiums he has been used to for his whole career, famous Latino artist Julio Iglesias the same rules didn’t apply when signing a contract to perform on a ten metre iron pontoon on the Cycladic island of Mykonos. The Latino singer with the most record […]

CONCHITA WURST & RUTH LORENZO July 03

Video: Conchita & Ruth storm the Spanish capital!

MADRID, SPAIN – Yesterday the Spanish Gay Pride kicked off in Chueca Square (Madrid) with a massive announcement by Ruth Lorenzo and Conchita Wurst. 2 million of people are expected to join the celebrations in defense of sexual freedom in the world. Due to the agglomeration of people, Police decided not to allow subway to […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO June 30

Video: Dana International, Karina & Ruth Lorenzo in Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Thanks to Victor Cruz Lafuente and his friend, the oikotimes.com visitors can see the highlights of the great Barcelona Gay Pride 2014 which took place last night with a big Eurovision concert. Karina (Spain 1971), Dana International (Eurovision winner for Israel in 1998 and 2011 participant) and of course the amazing Ruth […]

RYAN DOLAN June 29

Busy Eurostars’ week: new releases and their news

Lots happening in the magnificent world of Eurovision stars this week. Ireland, Spain, Russia are giving us news from their Eurostars and we are here to report them. In Russia, 2004 representative Yulia Savicheva performed at the Red Square in Moscow, in a special celebration for the Russia Day anniversary. You can see the performance […]

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 […]