SPAIN – The Spanish national broadcaster, RTVE, held a special press conference at its headquarters in Madrid to reveal more information and details about the upcoming Spanish national selection. The jury and trophy for the Benidorm Fest 2022 have been unveiled by the Spanish broadcaster.
Spain is ramping up for its upcoming national selection for Eurovision 2022. As is customary, the press conference was presided over by the Spanish Head of Delegation, Ms. Eva Mora, and RTVE’s Head of Communication and Participation, Ms. Maria Eizaguirre.
In the meantime, there were reactions regarding the tickets distribution which was given to a company. 500 free tickets were given to the fan clubs and a lot more to the city institutions. Following the reactions, RTVE announced a draw tomorrow for 130 (total tickets for the semi-finals and the final) for the general public.
Martin Dietmann is an internationally acclaimed stage director who hails from Austria and who has been many Eurovision stagings and performances: Spain (2021), Cyprus (2021), Austria (2014, 2016, 2018, 2021), Bulgaria (2022), Croatia (2022), Czech Republic (2022), Estonia (2022), etc.
Felix Bergsson is the Head of the Icelandic Delegation at Eurovision and a member of the Reference Group.
The jury will play a key role in selecting the Spanish Eurovision 2022 entry and act as it carries 50% of the deliberation in their hands.
The Benidorm Fest 2022 Trophy is a bronze microphone designed by José Luís Fernández.
- Felix Bergsson (HoD Iceland/Reference Group Member)
- Martin Dietmann (Stage Director and Producer)
- Natalia Calderón (singer)
- Miryam Benedicted (choreographer)
- Estefanía García (RTVE Orchestra Coordinator)
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