Espagne 1962

Spain took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962. The country was represented by Víctor Balaguer with the song « Llámame ». The song was chosen through a national final.

National final

The national final took place at RNE‘s studios in Barcelona and was aired through radio, hosted by Federico Gallo. Sixteen songs were presented in a semi-final on February 5, and ten of these songs went forward to the national final that took place on February 6. Víctor Balaguer was proclaimed winner with « Llámame » by the votes of 10 regional radio stations.[1][2]

Result of national final

Draw Song Translation Singer Place
1 « Que llueva » Let it rain Dúo Juvens
2 « Grandioso » Grandiose Víctor Balaguer 3
3 « Un viejo paraguas » An old umbrella Tonio Areta 2
4 « Después de aquello » After that Lita Torelló
5 « Recuerdo » Memory José Guardiola
6 « Nostalgia » Nostalgia José Guardiola
7 « Canto de un fracaso » Song of a failure Tonio Areta
8 « Perdona Otelo » Sorry Othello Raphael
9 « Llámame«  Call me Víctor Balaguer 1
10 « Huella de ti » Trace of yours Gelu

At Eurovision

Víctor Balaguer was the third to perform in the running order, following Belgium and preceding Austria. He received nul point for his performance, sharing the last place with Belgium, Austria and the Netherlands.

References

  1. ^ del Amor Caballero, Reyes (2004-05-04). « Preselecciones españolas para Eurovisión, primera parte » (in Spanish). eurovision-spain.com. Retrieved 2008-03-01. 
  2. ^ « Spain National Final 1962 ». natfinals.50webs.com.