Espagne 1970

Spain took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970. The country was represented by Julio Iglesias with the song « Gwendolyne« . The entry was selected through a national final organized by TVE .

National final

The national final took place at the Palau Nacional in Barcelona from February 12 to 14, hosted by Laurita Valenzuela and Joaquín Prat. Prior to the final there had been a semi-final where artists like Nino Bravo had been eliminated. Ten songs went through the final. Each song was performed twice by different performers. 15 regional juries selected « Gwendolyne » as the winning song.[1][2]

Result of national final

Draw Song Translation First Singer Second Singer Points Place
1 « Balada del madedero » Ballad of the carpenter Los Dos Los Ochenta Centavos 6 4
2 « De pronto, tú » Suddenly, you Jaime Morey Rosa María Lobo 5 5
3 « Fiesta » Party Los Valldemosa Rafaleón 7 3
4 « Gwendolyne«  Julio Iglesias Rosy Armen 37 1
5 « Igual que yo » Just like me Rosalía Manolo de Los Cantiros 0 8=
6 « Jamás la olvidaré » I will never forget her Basilio Voces Amigas 13 2
7 « Me gusta, me gusta » I like it, I like it Cristina Manolo Galván 0 8=
8 « Sí, después » Yes, later Luisita Tenor Rosa María & Javier 0 8=
9 « Soy feliz » I am happy Donna Hightower Julián Granados 3 7
10 « Un mundo mejor » A better world Voces Amigas Mocedades 4 6

At Eurovision

Julio Iglesias was the 9th to perform in the running order, following Luxembourg and preceding Monaco. He received 8 points for his performance, tying for the fourth place with France and Switzerland.

References

  1. ^ del Amor Caballero, Reyes (2004-05-20). « Segunda parte de las preselecciones españolas, 1970-2004 » (in Spanish). eurovision-spain.com. Retrieved 2008-03-01. 
  2. ^ « Spain National Final 1970 ». natfinals.50webs.com.