Bluper reports that the twelve acts competing in Benidorm Fest will be revealed by RTVE next week.
Spanish media outlet Bluper reports that the twelve acts that will compete to represent Spain at Eurovision 2022 will be revealed next week. The exact date that the participants in Benidorm Fest will be announced has not been revealed. RTVE has yet to publicly state when the Benidorm Fest acts will be announced.
Just under 900 songs have been submitted to represent Spain at Eurovision 2022, 692 songs from the online submissions process, and 194 songs from acts approached by RTVE.
Benidorm Fest will be formed of two semi-finals and a final. The exact date of the Spanish selection has not been announced, however, it has been confirmed it will take place in January.
Image Source: EBU / Thomas Hanses | Source: Bluper.es
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 top 10 on five occasions, the last time being in 2014 with Ruth Lorenzo. However, the country has finished 20th or below on ten occasions, the worst placement being 26th in 2017.