Rotterdam 2020

Spain to select their Eurovision 2020 participant Internally

Earlier today, Spanish broadcaster RTVE has confirmed that it will be selecting the Spanish representative for Rotterdam through an internal selection.

First internal selection since 2015

With this announcement, this will be the first time that Spain will be selecting its Eurovision representative internally since 2015. For the past decade, Spain has only selected their Eurovision entrants three times:

  • 2012 (Artist – Internal, Song – National Final) – Pastora Soler – Quedate Conmigo – placed 10th with 97 Points
  • 2013 (Artist – Internal, Song – National Final) – El Sueño de Morfeo – Contigo hasta el final – placed 25th with 8 Points
  • 2015 (Artist – Internal, Song – Internal) – Edurne – Amanecer – placed 21st with 15 Points

RTVE is yet to confirm if the song that will represent Spain in Rotterdam will also be selected internally or through a national final.

Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Spain selected Miki to represent Spain in Tel Aviv, through Operación Triunfo with his song ‘La Venda’. As a member of the Big Five, Spain automatically qualified for the Grand Final. La Venda closed the show and managed to finish 22nd with 54 Points.

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