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Spain 2019: New version of "La Venda" released

Spain has released the official music video of "La Venda", the country's song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv

The representing artist, Miki Núñez, won the national selection show with a slightly different version of the song.

La Venda now has less trumpets in the chorus, a guitar rif in the bridge and that bridge is more climatic. Overall, the melodies didn't change that much. The new version mostly has a different use of instruments.

With the revamp, a music video was released as well. You can see Miki Núñez walking in Barcelona, dancing in a large group of partying people, and putting stickers with La Venda on objects in the streets. Furthermore, there are free runners and musicians featured in the video.

Spain 2019: Miki - "La Venda"

La Venda won the Spanish national selection show Operación Triunfo - Gala Eurovisión on 20 january 2019. The song is written by Adrià Salas, and performed by Miki Núñez. The song is directly qualified to the Grand Final, as Spain is part of the "Big 5"

Spain in Eurovision Song Contest

Spain 1973: Mocedades - "Eres Tú"

Spain has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 58 times since its debut in 1961. They have won twice, in 1968 (La, La, La...) and the folowing year, 1969 (Vivo Cantando).

Spain is a member of "Big-5", and therefore don't have to qualify for the Grand Final. Spain is also a member of the "club zero", because they have managed to get zero points (3 times!). They have ended last 5 times in Eurovision history, latest in 2017.

Best known song for Spain is probably the song "Eres Tú" from Eurovision 1973 (2nd place, only four points from victory).

About the author: Sjoerd Gillissen (The Netherlands)

Sjoerd (20) is our correspondent from The Netherlands. He studies journalism, and became interested in the Eurovision Song Contest after he saw Loreen's performance back in 2012. This is his favourite song so far, but he also adores 'Calm After The Storm' (The Netherlands, 2014), 'Fuego' (Cyprus 2018) and 'Waterloo' (Sweden 1974).



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