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Spain 2024: More information about Benidorm Fest 2024

The Spanish national broadcaster, RTVE, has released more information about the Spanish national final, Benidorm Fest 2024. The information revolves around the jury panel, the presenters of the televised show, and the stage. All the information was released during a press moment in Spain’s capital, Madrid, on January 9th 2024.

What is said about the jury panel of Benidorm Fest 2024?

The information given about the jury panel of Benidorm Fest 2024 is that there will be eight jury members. There will be four Spanish jury members of and four international jury members; the names of the members you can find below.

  • Beatriz Luengo (actress, dancer, singer, composer – Head of Jury)
  • Guille Milkway (producer, DJ, lead singer of La Casa Azul)
  • Ángela Carrasco (singer-songwriter, actress)
  • Carlos Baute (Spanish-Venezuelan singer, composer, actor and presenter)
  • Lee Smithurst (Head of Delegation, United Kingdom)
  • David Tserunyan (Head of Delegation, Armenia)
  • Twan van de Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Delegation, Netherlands)
  • Nicoline Refsing (Artistic Director of Eurovision 2014)
Source: RTVE/Bendorm Fest 2024

Who are the presenters of the Spanish national final?

The presenters of the Spanish national final, also known as Benidorm Fest 2024, are: Ruth Lorenzo and Marc Calderó, who will both host the main show, and Ana Pradas, who will host the green room.

  • Ruth Lorenzo competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen (Denmark) with the song “Dancing in the Rain”, she ended in 10th place (of 26) in the Grand Final. Next to this, Ruth has presented several shows. In the contest of 2023 in Liverpool (UK) Ruth was the Spanish spokesperson during the Eurovision voting sequence.
  • Marc Calderó is a journalist and (TV) presenter. He has presented several shows in Spain, like the coverage of Madrid Pride.
  • Ana Prada is a Spanish journalist, she is also known for presenting several (live) shows on Spanish television.

Next to the main show and the green room, there is also the broadcast before and after each show; these will be presented by Aitor Albizua and Inés Hernad, the latter presented Benidorm Fest during the last two editions.

What do we know about the stage of Benidorm Fest 2024?

Source: RTVE/Benidorm Fest 2024

The things we know about the stage of Benidorm Fest 2024 are the following: This year’s stage allows the audience to have a 360 degree view of the acts. The circular stage will have seventeen cameras registering every move.

What is the set-up of the 2024 Spanish national final?

The set-up of the Spanish national final 2024 is the following: There were 825 initial submissions, and 16 acts were chosen from this enormous number of songs. There will be two semi-finals on January 30th and February 1st 2024, and the grand final of Benidorm Fest 2024 will be on February 3rd 2024. The winner of Benidorm Fest 2024 will fly the Spanish flag in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmö (Sweden).

Who represented Spain in Eurovision 2023?

In Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool (UK) Spain was represented by Blanca Paloma with the song “Eaea”. Blanca came in 17th (of 26) in the 2023 Grand Final.

Source: Official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel

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