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.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.
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.
|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, Zubiri performed 13th. At the close of the voting he had received 18 points, placing 18th of 24.
Points awarded by 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|
(Note: Entries scored out are when Spain did not compete)
(Note: All information are in order of appearance