SPAIN 2014: NATIONAL FINAL ACTS CONFIRMED
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
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.
Raul – Seguir sin ti
Jorge Gonzalez – TBA
Brequette – TBA (in English)
Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the rain
La Dama – Let me go
Jorge González (23)
Jorge has extensive musical experience. He began singing as a child, teen made his first gigs, but his success did not come until 2006 when he was selected to go on ‘Idol’. His tenure in the program gave him the opportunity to pursue music alone. The artist has given singing lessons with Patricia Kraus and Edith Salazar and furthermore tables that have given concerts in many towns of Spain, has knowledge of funky, sexy style, salsa and Latin rhythms.
Brequette Shana Cassie (27)
At 16, Brequette made by South Africa tour singing with an agency in Johannesburg. It was a time of professional growth through what passed her companions: “From them I learned everything, like working with people, and keep me humble, and learned from their experiences, their experiences and above all of the advice I got. For me it was like a school of life. “Then here came to Spain and has worked on various tribute shows Barry White, Donna Summer and The Supremes’.
Raúl Fuentes Cuenca, better known as Raúl, is a Spanish singer naturally Vitoria (Alava), born February 9, 1975. He became famous in the Spanish preselection for Eurovision 2000. From 2000 to the present has sold nearly 1,400,000 copies in Spain. Raúl rose to fame after his participation in the 2000 contest Eurocanción organized by TVE to choose representative for the Festival of the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song Dream your mouth. Was in second place behind Serafin Zubiri, who won.
Ruth Lorenzo Pascual is a Spanish singer- songwriter, known for her involvement in the British The X Factor competition in 2008. Since childhood she was very attracted to the world of music. When she heard for the first time, the musical Annie, she said she would like to sing those songs in English, despite not knowing they were saying. When she was six he discovered the world of opera to listen to Montserrat Caballé. At the age of 12 years have to move to America with her family, this will be her first contact with music at school. At the insistence of her teachers begin to attend auditions for roles in musicals and gets to participate in The Phantom of the Opera and My Fair Lady. At 16 she returned to Spain and start singing lessons, but soon will have to leave due to financial problems of her family. At 19 she founded a rock band with which she toured Spain for three years and then started her solo career. In 2002 was presented to the auditions to participate in the second edition of American Idol, but was rejected. After that signed a contract with Polaris World, to perform at festivals, in addition to working as public relations.
Damaris Abad Anselmo (La Dama) was born July 25, 1986 in Sevilla. He has two brothers (Rafa, aka Rasel, also a singer and Daniel, 3 years battery) has brown eyes and long brown hair. Measures 1’67 and wears a size 38. His favorite colors are Black and Pink. Since childhood, his parents (and Rafael Gracia) viewed art in him and realized she estana made for the world of music. She is married to the famous Spanish singer “Melendi”.