The two special guest acts in the final of the Eurocasting round in Spain have been revealed today by the Spanish national broadcaster RTVE.
Azúcar Moreno and David Rees have been announced as the guest performers for the final of the Eurocasting round tomorrow in Spain. David Rees is a young singer who had a viral hit during December 2016 in which he performed a compilation of hit songs from 2016. During the final he will perform a compilation of Eurovision Song Contest hits.
Alongside David, Azúcar Moreno who represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 will be performing. The two sisters will be performing the song that they performed at the contest in Zagreb, “Bandido”. Azúcar Moreno opened the 1990 contest and are best remembered for a technical mishap at the start of their performance. The two sisters missed their cue due to a technician not starting their backing track.
Taking part in the final of Eurocasting are:
- LeKlein – Ouch!
- Fruela – Live it up
- Javian – No somos heroes
During the final of Eurocasting, the artists who have been internally selected by RTVE to compete in the Spanish final will be revealed to the public. Voting in the final of Eurocasting will be open to both those within and outside of Spain during the 15 minutes that voting is open. Viewers will be able to vote once for the act they want to see in the Spanish national final via the Eurovisión RTVE.es App as well as on the RTVE Eurocasting website here.
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Spain debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has competed annually since. Spain has won the contest on two occasions the first being in 1961 and the second time in 1969. 1969 is the only year where more than one song has won the contest, the 1969 contest saw a four-way tie between Spain, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Since 2000 Spain has only managed to finish in the top.10 on five occasions, the last time being in 2014 with Ruth Lorenzo. However the country has finished 20th or below on eight occasions, the worst placement being 25th in 2013.