Spain 2018 🇪🇸 Amaia & Alfred to Lisbon
SPAIN – A true love story prevailed in the Spanish national final after all. Amaia and Alfred just won the OT Eurovision Gala, a special show of Operacion Triunfo which was used to deliver the public’s decision for Lisbon.
Amaia Romero, 19 year old from Pamplona and Alfred Garcia, 20 year old from Llobregrat are the two finalists to represent Spain at Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon.
Amaia and Alfred have been part of Operación Triunfo 2017, entering the Academy as two of the chosen few and have survived week by week to make into the final five. Among their highlights at the academy has been Amaia regularly scoring top points on the weekly voting finals and Alfred declaring that he found Amaia attractive when he first saw her. This will they-won’t they has attracted viewers to fall in love with both contestants.
Amaia was born into a musical family. Her uncle, was in charge for 8 years of one of the largest chorals in Pamplona, regularly travelling the world. Her mother studied piano and flute, before becoming a nurse and her auntie was a choral singer. Amaia studied piano and was the representative for her music class in front of the current Spanish monarchs in 2012.
Alfred’s grandparent and an uncle took part in music bands but his parents lived a more routine life, his father being a businessman who works in the family drinks distribution business and his mother worked for a construction company. Alfred has strong afinity for NGO’s, having grown up supporting many of them while developing his love of music. He once took part in a Michael Jackson lookalike contest and won,
SPAIN 2018 🇪🇸 OT EUROVISION GALA
|PARTICIPANT(S) / SONG TITLE||FIRST ROUND||SECOND ROUND||OIKOTIMES POLL|
|Amaia & Alfred – “Tu canción”||Qualified||43%||Predicted to Win|
|Aitana – “Arde”||Qualified||31%|
|Aitana & Ana Guerra – “Chico malo”||Qualified||26%|
|Miriam – “Lejos de tu piel”||8%|
|Miriam & Agoney – “Magia”||7%|
|Ana Guerra – “El remedio”||5%|
|Amaia – “Al cantar”||4%|
|Alfred – “Que nos sigan las luces”||3%|
|All Finalists - “Camina”||1%|