Spain: RTVE Institute organizes ‘Eurovision, the contest you want’ debate

RTVE is determined to make Eurovision one of its most important events in the season and today they have announced they are going to go one step higher.

For the first time, RTVE the Spanish public television in cooperation with its institute will organize a public debate where they want to show the country the value that the European contest has. Eurovision Song Contest which has an audience of around 200 million viewers yearly it’s also the perfect platform for talent, values and cultural exchange between countries.

This meeting called ‘Eurovision, the contest you want’, organized by RTVE Institute will take place this Friday, November 5th from 11:30 AM in Madrid and will be streamed live across RTVE play platform and RTVE Institute YouTube channel.

The debate table will have the participation of professionals related to the organization of the festival and will be moderated by Eva Mora, head of the Eurovision’s Spanish Delegation, and presented by Maria Eizaguirre, RTVE’s head of Communication and Participation.

Among the participants in the discussion table will be, Ana María Bordas, RTVE’s head of Originals, vice president of the EBU Television Committee and former head of the Spanish delegation, Dave Goodman, Eurovision’s head of Communication; Carla Bugalho, Portugal’s head of Delegation Portugal; Nicola Caligiore, former Italia’s head of delegation and member of the EBU Reference Group; Tony Aguilar, Eurovision and Junior Eurovision commentator on RTVE and music expert; and Fernando Macías, RTVE Digital and Social Networks’ Eurovision content manager.

The debate will focus on four blocks: the origin and values of Eurovision; the important elements of the different entries and strategies for international success such as the song, the artist, the staging or international promotion; what means for a country to win and host an event of this magnitude; and the challenges for the future of the contest and expansion to other regions.

This special event organised by RTVE Institute can be watched live on RTVE Play and RTVE Institute YouTube Livestream.

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