On Tuesday October 25th 2022 RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, revealed the names of the artists which are going to compete in Benidorm Fest 2023 to get a ticket to the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Different than in 2022
Different than in 2022 18 artists will compete in Benidorm Fest 2023, where there were 16 artists last year.
The names of the artists
Below you can find the names of the 18 artists which will compete in Benidorm Fest 2023 in random order. Some of them are recurring names because they either competed in the 2022 edition of Benidorm Fest or already represented Spain during the Eurovision Song Contest.
- Agoney – Spanish national selection of 2018
- Fusa Nocta
- Twin Melody
- Blanca Paloma – Benidorm Fest 2023
- Aritz Arén
- Alfred García – Spanish representative in Eurovision 2018
- Sofía Martín
- Alice Wonder
- Famous – Spanish national selection 2019
- José Otero
The Benidorm Fest 2023 will be presented by Monica Naranjó, and the venue of the Spanish national selection will be the Palau Municipal d’Esports l’Illa de Benidorm. The Grand Final of Benidorm Fest 2023 will have 8 finalists. There will be 8 extra entries chosen by RTVE, just in case there are artists which want to withdraw, as has happened during last year’s Benidorm Fest.
The voting system of 2022 remains; in all three live shows of Benidorm Fest 2023 the results will consist out of 50% professional jury votes (international and Spanish music professionals), 25% out of a demoscopic jury*, and 25% public voting.
*What is a demoscopic jury?
A jury that takes a certain amount of people into account regarding the demographics of their country, for example by age, region, gender,…
Source: RTVE (national Spanish broadcaster)