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Spain: Road to Eurovision

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Spain is one of the Big Five of the Eurovision Song Contest. The country is a veteran of the Contest with fifty-seven presences since its debut in 1961.

Spain has won two times in its long career, the first time in 1968 with Massiel and the song La, la, la. The second time the following year in 1969 with Salomé with the song Vivo cantando.

Last year the country was represented by Manel Navarro with the song Do It for Your Lover  that achieved the amazing result of the last place with five points.

This year Spain will be represented by the duo Alfred & Amaia with the song Tu canción.

Amaia Romero and Alfred García are the winner and finalist of the latest edition of Spanish TV talent show Operación Triunfo.

Amaia started studying piano at six years old at Pablo Sarasate’s Music Conservatory, and at 10 she was already auditioning for her first talent show.

Alfred has been passionate about music from a young age, he is a talented songwriter who has released three self-edited albums, despite his young age.

Tu Canción is the perfect embodiment of Amaia and Alfred’s real and enchanting love story.

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Mauro Armadi (Rausten)

Founder and Editor-in-chief of “My country? Europe.”.

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