Friday, June 9, 2023

What happened when Spain brought flamenco to Eurovision?

Everyone knows by now white dove spain candidate eurovision 2023, And there are a few who haven’t heard the song she wants to win with yet: EAAA,

Songs composed by the singer and jose paul polo so a flamenco grandfather, a buleria which, according to the artist himself, is a tribute to his roots. ,EAAA It has elements that place it in a unique position. This is the first bularia in the history of the competition. People are going crazy, ”said the singer in an interview.

When Blanca Paloma was announced the winner benidorm festival there were many who started doing question the possibilities of the song Recalling the occasions in which the resolutions of our country were passed through flamenco, especially the performances amaya remedy and his Who drives my boat?,

This is the time Spain brought flamenco to Eurovision and these have been the results.

Sing and Be Happy, by Perret

right in the United Kingdom, in the city of Brighton, the Eurovision in 1974 The year Spain decided to present a song with flamenco touches.

king of catalan rumba, Perrette took the stage accompanied by five chorus girls and a group of clappers. to explain the song sing and be happy,

Catalan got brand new ninth place And the song became one of the most listened to that summer in Spain.

Who Floats My Boat?, by Remedios Amaya

Amaya remedy A young promise of flamenco, now a famous star, was chosen to represent our country in 1983, Barefoot, as she did not have shoes to match the dress she wore at the last minute—the ones she chose were black, just like the stage—she went to the stage in Munich where the festival was held to interpret Who drives my boat?

Song scored 0 points and finished 19th Having One of the Worst Partnerships in History: With Victor Balaguer in 1962 call me and in 1965 with Conchita Bautista that’s good too He also got 0 marks.

Bandit by Azucar Moreno

Encarna and Toñi, signed by the Salazar sisters One of the best performances of our country in Eurovision with lyrics Dacoit, The 1990 edition was held in Zagreb and there Azucar Moreno took first place. Despite sound problems that forced him to reshoot the song, He finished fifth which was almost a victory,

The song became a hit and sold over 1,500,000 copies.

Oh, What a Wish!, by Antonio Carbonell

In 1996, Antonio Carbonell was internally selected by RTVE to travel with Oslo. oh what i want!a song signed by Antonio, Josemi and Juan CarmonaMembers of Ketma.

flamenco singer scored 17 This put him in position 20 out of 29.

Witchcraft, from son de sol

television competition Eurovision 2005: choose our song Conquered the members of Soledad, Esperanza and Lola they belong to the sun, to be the Spanish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest that year. The group traveled to Kiev with the song witchcraft, a flamenco pop theme completed with a colorful staging, the work of choreographer Poti. sevillanas They only managed to finish 21st 25 countries participated.

A Bloody Mary from Las Ketchup

A year later, RTVE reiterated its commitment to pop flamenco at the festival. Group ketchup Internationally was chosen to represent Spain in Athens, supported by the success of her first song, Famous Play,

technical problems he tarnished his interpretation of the song un bloodymerry and he only got 18 which placed him 21st in the final classification.

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