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Spain 2017: Paula Rojo speaks exclusively to oikotimes.com

Can you introduce yourself for our readers? My name is Paula Rojo. I come from Asturias (north of Spain) and I’m a singer-songwriter. I’m 26 years old and I currently live in Madrid. What is the message behind your song? There’s always a message behind my songs. In this case, I’m talking about a friendship that could have been something more but finally didn’t, because of the fear we feel when we’re about to take that important step. That’s why it all turns out to be “what it ... | read the full story here

January 18, 2017 7:30 pm // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: the Eurocasting process voting results

With the completion of the Eurocasting process hosted by RTVE, the results from the preselection show have been made public. The results include those of the preselection, as well as those of the initial 10 finalists and those decided by the Jury. In the first round, the comprehensive winner was Nito with “Luna”, who polled the highest number of votes. First Round Top 10 Nito “Luna” – 4,813 Javián “No somos héroes” – 4,672 Brequette ... | read the full story here

January 15, 2017 12:40 am // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: here are the finalists for Objetivo Eurovisión

SPAIN 2017 – Spanish national broadcaster announced the finalists of the Spanish national selection Objetivo Eurovisión in which tonight’s Eurocasting winner. Along with LeKlein here are the five finalists. Mirela was a former Junior Eurovision national finalist at the age of 14 competing with who would be that year’s Junior Eurovision winner in Lillehammer; Maria Isabel. In 2006, Mirela took part in Spanish talent show “Gente de Primera” and ended up as the runner-up, a ... | read the full story here

January 12, 2017 9:14 pm // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: what a better end for this year with an interview with Fruela

Fruela is one of the Top 3 candidates looking to represent Spain in Kiev 2017. He has previously competed in X-Factor UK and was one of the Top 10 finalists selected to reach the final, here he talks exclusively to oikotimes.com about his candidacy and his belief that the song could be an international hit on the Eurovision stage. 01. Welcome to the Eurovision race of 2017. Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? I am Fruela. I was born in Asturias in the North of Spain but I live in ... | read the full story here

December 31, 2016 4:04 pm // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: NitoDK speaks about his #Eurocasting experience

NitoDK was one of the Top 10 finalists who made the Spanish National Final for Eurovision 2017, here he talks exclusively to oikotimes.com about his candidacy and his belief in the kind of music needed at Eurovision and what the contest means to him. 01. Welcome to the Eurovision race of 2017. Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? I am Nito, I am 28 years old, born in Castellon de la Plana and resident in Madrid. I present my song LUNA in Objectivo Eurovision 2017 with a desire to ... | read the full story here

December 26, 2016 8:14 am // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: Romy Low speaks about her participation in the national preselection

SPAIN – Romy Low was one of the Top 10 finalists who made the Spanish National Final for Eurovision 2017, here she talks exclusively to oikotimes.com about her candidacy, her belief in continuously learning from experience and her thoughts on Eurovision. Welcome to the Eurovision race of 2017. Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? Firstly, I would very much like to thank you for this interview and offer you a warm hug for yourselves and your readers. I am Romy Low, composer, ... | read the full story here

December 24, 2016 7:07 am // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: Nieves Hidalgo speaks about her preselection participation

SPAIN – Nieves Hidalgo was one of the Top 10 finalists who made the Spanish National Final for Eurovision 2017, here she talks exclusively to oikotimes.com about her candidacy and her belief in music and her thoughts on Eurovision. Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? I am Nieves Hidalgo, I have almost 27 years of musical experience. My grounding is in Flamenco, I began with Copla and Folklore when I was 13 and I have toured the world with Flamenco and entertainment, other ... | read the full story here

December 22, 2016 11:02 pm // 0 Comments

TVE announce 60th Anniversary Gala date

SPAIN – RTVE have announced that their 60th Anniversary Gala will be shown on Sunday 18th December (changed) and will be hosted by Raffaella Carrá, Italian television and music legend having many hits over the last four decades. The Gala will include a special Eurovision section, notably the return of some former Junior Eurovision national finalists from 2004, when Spain won the contest in Lillehammer and also finalists from Eurovision 2002 to the present. Among those present will be ... | read the full story here

December 14, 2016 12:20 pm // 0 Comments

Barei accuses Federico Llano of being responsible for Eurovision 2016 result

SPAIN – In a recent interview, Barei, who represented Spain at Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm, has spoken of her experience in the contest and how she was disappointed by the final positioning of 22. Barei found the whole experience of Eurovision “extremely positive and only disappointing because of the final position achieved in the contest”. She was grateful to the amazing support received, including those present on her return to Spain and even those disliking her were full ... | read the full story here

December 14, 2016 7:22 am // 0 Comments

Eurovision party in Madrid announced for April 2017

SPAIN – Eurovision-Spain are hosting their first Eurovision Pre-party in Spain, on the 15th April 2017. It will include many artists who will be representing their respective countries at Eurovision in Kiev. Eurovision pre-parties are common throughout Europe and have always been well attended. This coming year hopes to be no exception, Eurovision-Spain are extremely proud to be hosting this pre-party in Sala La Riviera, Madrid, ... | read the full story here

December 12, 2016 6:04 pm // 0 Comments