Spain: Objetivo Eurovisión 2017

Spain: Objetivo Eurovisión in February 2017

The Spanish broadcaster RTVE has just announced that they will have a national selection to select their representative for Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv: Objetivo Eurovisión 2017

The Spanish broadcaster RTVE will select its next representative for Eurovision Song Contest in the show "Objetivo Eurovisión" in the end of February 2017 to be aired on TVE1.

The winner of Objetivo Eurovisión 2017 and the Spanish representative at Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv will be chosen by a mix of televoting and a professional jury.

Online contest and internal selection

The entries for Objetivo Eurovisión 2017 will be selected by both an online contest and an internal selection.

Online contest
The online contest will select one of the songs for Objetivo Eurovisión 2017. Everyone who wants to compete in Objetivo Eurovisión 2017 can apply for the online contest, and 30 of these entries will be selected by RTVE. The 30 selected entries will first compete in an online competition where everyone can give their votes on the entries (one vote per IP address). The best 10 entries will be narrowed down to 3 entries by a jury, to proceed to a special sing-off where the songs will be performed at an online live streamed event on the internet. An online voting will select just one song to qualify for the Spanish national selection Objetivo Eurovisión 2017.

The registration period opens on 27 October and closes on 27 November 2017.

Internal selection
The broadcaster RTVE will internally select an unknown number of finalists for Objetivo Eurovisión 2017 among professional singers from the Spanish music industry.

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Spain has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 56 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 og "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 4 times in Eurovision history.

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

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