RTVE has revealed their commentary team for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 this afternoon, alongside their spokesperson.
Tony Aguilar and Julia Varela will for a second year provide the commentary for the Spanish national broadcaster at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Tony is a successful DJ and television presenter, having been on Spanish screens and radios since 1991. While Julia Varela has been a commentator for Spain for five years, having also been a radio presenter. The duo will be joined by Victor Escudero, as an advisor to the commentary team.
Announcing the results of the Spanish voting is Nieves Álvarez. Nieves Álvarez is a model and television presenter. This will be the third time that she has announced the results of the Spanish jury at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Who is Miki?
Miki, whose full name is Miguel Núñez Pozo, is representing Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv. He participated in Operación Triunfo, where he finished 6th in the semi-finals of the competition.
He was one of the thirteen singers selected to take part in the Spanish national final from the show. He had two songs qualify for the final of the contest; “Nadie se salva” and “La venda”. It was with “La venda” that he was selected as the Spanish participant.
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 1968 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 top10 on five occasions, the last time being in 2014 with Ruth Lorenzo. However, the country has finished 20th or below on nine occasions, the worst placement being 26th in 2017.