Espagne 1976

Spain took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976. The country was represented by Braulio with the song « Sobran las palabras« . The entry was selected through a national final. It was the first national final organized by TVE since 1971 and the last one until 2000.

National final

The national final took place at TVE’s studios in Madrid, hosted by Pilar Cañada and Jana Escribano. It consisted of three shows: the first fourteen songs were presented on 8 February 1976, the other fourteen songs on 15 February, and the final results were revealed on 28 February. The winner was chosen by the audience, by postcard voting. 14 performers participated, each one with two songs.[1][2]

First show

Draw Song Translation Artist Final Place
1 « Una vez más » Once more Eddie Santiago 3
2 « Dime » Tell me Eddie Santiago
3 « Yo soy mujer sin tí » I’m a woman without you María José Prendes
4 « Adiós amor » Goodbye love María José Prendes
5 « Perdóname, perdóname » Forgive me, forgive me Daniel Velázquez 4
6 « Palabras, sólo palabras » Words, just words Daniel Velázquez
7 « Piensa en mí » Think of me Lorenzo Santamaría
8 « Si tu fueras mi mujer » If you were my woman Lorenzo Santamaría 2
9 « Recuerdos » Memories Nubes Grises
10 « Nace el sentimiento » The feeling is born Nubes Grises
11 « El músico y la rosa » The musician and the rose Myriam de Ryu
12 « Pequeño ruiseñor » Little nightingale Myriam de Ryu
13 « A tí que hoy despiertas a la vida » For you who awake to life today Braulio
14 « Sobran las palabras«  Words are unnecessary Braulio 1

Second show

Draw Song Translation Artist Final Place
1 « Tu mal comportamiento » Your bad behaviour Morena & Clara
2 « El chico que yo más quiero » The boy I love the most Morena & Clara
3 « Óyeme » Hear me Oscar Janot
4 « Ven conmigo » Come with me Oscar Janot
5 « Para tí » For you Tony Landa
6 « Adiós » Goodbye Tony Landa
7 « Entre los pliegues de una manta » Between the pleats of a blanket Don Francisco & José Luis
8 « Canta y ya seremos dos » Sing and we will already be two Don Francisco & José Luis
9 « Diós bendiga la música » God bless music Mike Kennedy & Los Bravos
10 « Nunca nunca nunca » Never never never Mike Kennedy & Los Bravos
11 « Ángel mío » Angel of mine Mochi
12 « Vive conmigo » Live with me Mochi
13 « Cuando todos cantemos juntos » When we all sing together Miguel Ángel
14 « Adiós María » Goodbye María Miguel Ángel

At Eurovision

Braulio was the 12th to perform in the running order, following Finland and preceding Italy. He received 11 points for his performance, coming 16th in a field of 18.

Points Awarded by Spain[3]

12 points  United Kingdom
10 points  France
8 points  Austria
7 points  Monaco
6 points  Finland
5 points  Ireland
4 points   Switzerland
3 points  Netherlands
2 points  Germany
1 point  Israel

Points Awarded to Spain

Points Awarded to Spain
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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 1976 ». natfinals.50webs.com. 
  3. ^ Eurovision Song Contest 1976