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Benidorm Fest 2024 jury members and hosts announced

Previously, RTVE the Spanish national broadcaster, confirmed the artists and songs taking part in Benidorm Fest 2024. Now they have announced the jury members and hosts, as well as the stage design for Spain’s Eurovision 2024 selection shows.

Benidorm Fest 2024 jury and hosts

As the latest edition of Spain’s Eurovision selection, Benidorm Fest 2024 fast approaches, RTVE has revealed more details ahead of the first Semi-Final at the end of the month. During a press conference, RTVE confirmed three hosts will present the three live shows. These are, Ruth Lorenzo, Marc Calderó and Ana Pradas. Ruth Lorenzo achieved top 10 for Spain at Eurovision 2014 with, ‘Dancing In The Rain.’ Now the singer turned presenter, is becoming a prime-time household name fronting shows such as, Cover Night’. Journalist Marc Calderó is known for hosting survival show, El Conquistador and also announced Spain’s Junior Eurovision 2023 representative. Finally, Ana Pradas brings a wealth of reporting experience to the trio. Currently a reporter for Mañaneros, Ana will be part of the green room coverage for Benidorm Fest 2024.

Jury members

During the two Semi-Finals and live Grand Final, eight jurors will cast their verdicts on the live performances. Throughout each show, the jurors will represent 50% of the final vote. A combination of four native Spanish jurors and four international jurors have been chosen.

  • Beatriz Luengo (Head Juror – actress, composer, dancer, singer)
  • Guille Milkway (DJ, producer, lead singer of La Casa Azul)
  • Ángela Carrasco (singer-songwriter, actress)
  • Carlos Baute (Spanish-Venezuelan singer, actor, composer, presenter)
  • Lee Smithurst (Head of Delegation United Kingdom)
  • David Tserunyan (Head of Delegation Armenia)
  • Twan van de Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Delegation The Netherlands)
  • Nicoline Refsing (Artistic Director Eurovision 2014)

Overall, 16 artists will participate in the three-day festival: Semi-Final 1 will take place on January 30th, Semi-Final 2 will be on February 1st, and the Grand Final will take place on February 3rd with the stage construction at the Palau d’Esports l’Illa set to be completed by January 28.

Benidorm Fest 2024 Stage

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