Spain: First Four Acts Qualify For BenidormFest Final

The Spanish broadcaster RTVE kicked off today its national selection process #BenidormFest2023.

On the journey to inherit Chanel’s crown will battle 18 ambitious acts. Tonight, Live from the Palau Municipal d’Esports l’Illa de Benidorm, the hosts Monica NaranjoInes Hernand and Rodrigo Vazquez presented the first group of Nine that took the stage in this running order:

  1. Sharonne – Aire
  2. Aritz – Flamenco
  3. Sofía Martín – Tuki
  4. Agoney – Quiero Arder
  5. Megara – Arcadia
  6. Alice Wonder – Yo Quisiera
  7. Meler – No Nos Moverán
  8. Fusa Nocta – Mi Familia
  9. Twin Melody – Sayonara

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Four out of the Nine acts will qualify for the next round, those will be decided with a combine votes of a national jury, demoscopic jury and a public vote. The member of the national jury consist of

  • Nina (portavoz)
  • Christer Björkman
  • Tali Eshkoli
  • Nicola Caligiore
  • Katrina Leskanich
  • William Lee Adams
  • Irene Valiente
  • Juan José Santana

The jury voted and decided its winner is Agoney.

moving on to add the demoscopic votes the table looks as follow:

Last are the televotes and the final scoreboard was revealed together with the 4 qualifiers

  • Agoney – Quiero Arder
  • Megara – Arcadia
  • Alice Wonder – Yo Quisiera
  • Fusa Nocta – Mi Familia

This means we have to say goodbye to 5 acts:

  • Sharonne – Aire
  • Aritz – Flamenco
  • Sofía Martín – Tuki
  • Alice Wonder – Yo Quisiera
  • Fusa Nocta – Mi Familia

Tomorrow, the second group of nine will sing live and the next 4 act to complete the grand final will be revealed. Singing live tomorrow will be:

  • Alfred García – Desde Que Tú Estás
  • Blanca Paloma – Eaea
  • E’Femme – Uff!
  • Famous – La Lola
  • José Otero – Inviernos En Marte
  • Karmento – Quiero Y Duelo
  • Rakky Ripper – Tracción
  • Siderland – Que Esclati Tot
  • Vicco – Nochentera

The grand final of BenidormFest2023, will take place on Saturday February 4, 2023. This will also be the date where we all gonna know the Spanish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023

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