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Final four qualifiers chosen for Benidorm Fest 2023

The lineup for Saturday's final is complete!

Tonight the second semi-final of Benidorm Fest 2023 took place. From nine competing acts, just four qualified for Saturday’s Grand Final – where Spain’s entry for Eurovision 2023 will be chosen.

The semi-final was presented by Monica Naranjó, Inés Hernand and Rodrigo Vázquez, live from Palau Municipal d’Esports l’Illa de Benidorm. Just ahead of the show, RTVE announced the running order for the show. Famous opened with the high energy “La Lola”, while Vicco closed the show with streaming hit “Nochentera”.

The running order was as follows:

  1. Famous – “La Lola”
  2. José Otero – “Inviernos en Marte”
  3. Karmento – “Quiero y duelo”
  4. Rakky Ripper – “Tracción”
  5. Blanca Paloma – “Eaea”
  6. E’Femme – “Uff!”
  7. Siderland – “Que esclati tot”
  8. Alfred García – “Desde que tú estás”
  9. Vicco – “Nochentera”

The full results were as follows:

RankArtistSongJury (50%)Demoscopic jury (25%)Televote (25%)Total
1Blanca Paloma“Eaea”923540167
3Karmento“Quiero y duelo”473035112
4José Otero“Invierno en Marte”632220105
5Alfred García“Desde que tú estás”522030102
6Siderland“Que esclati tot”48152588
7Famous“La Lola”46281387
9Rakky Ripper“Tracción”24131552


The voting system remains the same as last year. In all three shows, the results are decided by a professional jury (50%), a demoscopic jury (25%) and public voting (25%). The professional jury comprised of the following Spanish and international music industry professionals:

  • Christer Björkman – Former Producer of Melodifestivalen (2002-2021)
  • Irene Valiente – Broadcaster
  • Juan José Santana – President of OGAE Spain
  • Katrina Leskanich – Winner of the Eurovision 1997
  • Nicola Caligiore – Italian Head of Delegation (2011-2019)
  • Nina – Represented Spain at Eurovision 1989
  • Tali Eshkoli – Israeli Head of Delegation
  • Wiliam Lee Adams – Founder of Wiwibloggs

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