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Spain participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with an entry selected through a national preselection called Eurocanción 2000. It was the first national final organized by Televisión Española (TVE) since 1976.[1]Serafín Zubiri, who had already participated for Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 1992, was the winner with the song « Colgado de un sueño« . The song was composed by José María Purón, composer of the Spanish entry that finished second in the 1995 Contest, « Vuelve conmigo« . At Eurovision, Serafín Zubiri finished 18th with 18 points.

Eurocanción 2000

The national final took place on 8 February 2000 at TVE’s studios in Madrid, hosted by Carlos Lozano and Paloma Lago. TVE selected 15 song internally for the national final. To decide the winner, 19 regional juries awarded points from 1 to 10; then the televoting results of the Spanish public were added, with the value of two juries.

Apart from Serafín Zubiri, there was another former Spanish entrant among the 15 finalists: Anabel Conde, who had finished second in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995, participated in Eurocanción 2000 in a duo with David Domínguez.

Result of national final

Serafín Zubiri got the highest amount of points from the jury and the audience and was proclaimed winner and entrant for Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2000.[2]

Draw Song Translation Singer Points Place
1 « Sueño su boca » I dream of her mouth Raúl 152 2
2 « Ni colores ni fronteras » Neither colours nor frontiers Anabel Conde & David Domínguez 83 4
3 « Sin fronteras » Without frontiers Alto Rango 75 6
4 « Suave » Soft Ángel Caramé 45 11
5 « Alcanzarás la luna » You’ll reach the moon Alazán 76 5
6 « No quiero » I don’t want Yago 133 3
7 « Si te vas » If you leave Olga Domínguez 49 10
8 « Buscaré » I will seek Aguadulce 20 14
9 « Colgado de un sueño«  Hanging from a dream Serafín Zubiri 205 1
10 « El reloj » The clock 20 Años de Cuna 23 12
11 « Muy mujer » Very womanly Manuel Bravo 3 15
12 « Mala racha » Bad patch Sur S.A. 22 13
13 « Gotas de algodón » Drops of cotton Myriam Fultz 58 8
14 « Bailando en la oscuridad » Dancing in the dark Sito Abalos 52 9
15 « Dónde estabas » Where were you Dulce 59 7

At Eurovision

At Eurovision, Zubiri performed 13th. At the close of the voting he had received 18 points, placing 18th of 24.

Points awarded by Spain

12 points  Germany
10 points  Denmark
8 points  Austria
7 points  Latvia
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Russia
4 points  Netherlands
3 points  Ireland
2 points  Croatia
1 point  Malta

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

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