Espagne 2001

Spain participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 with an entry selected through a national preselection called Eurocanción 2001.[1]David Civera with the song « Dile que la quiero« , composed by Alejandro Abad (Spanish entrant in 1994), was chosen to represent Spain. At Eurovision, David Civera finished sixth with 76 points.

Eurocanción 2001

The national final took place on 23 February 2001 at TVE’s studios in Madrid, and was hosted by Jennifer Rope and Sandra Morey. About 2,000 songs were submitted to the national broadcaster TVE, and 20 were selected to participate in the final. To decide the winner, there was a 9-member jury: each member awarded points in the Eurovision style of 12, 10, 8-1 point(s); then the televoting results of the Spanish public were added, making up 25% of the total.

Result of national final

David Civera 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 2001.[2]

Draw Song Translation Singer Points Place
1 « Música, música » Music, music Locomía 4 17=
2 « Sin rencor » Without grudge Noemí 63 4
3 « Un terrón de azúcar » A lump of sugar David Castedo 35 10
4 « Prisionera de tu amor » Prisoner of your love Paula 6 15=
5 « Yo quiero bailar«  I want to dance Sonia & Selena 41 9
6 « A nadie como a ti » Nobody like you Hi Priority 84 2
7 « Dile que la quiero«  Tell her that I love her David Civera 108 1
8 « Amándonos » Loving each other Trans X 11 12
9 « Libres » Free Mina 78 3
10 « Baila » Dance Toni & Miguel 4 17=
11 « Nada es igual » Nothing is the same Kingdom Brothers 8 13=
12 « Abre los brazos » Open your arms Herbert 60 5
13 « No tengas miedo de amar » Don’t be afraid to love Virginia 50 7
14 « No sé por qué » I don’t know why Frank Bravo 8 13=
15 « Porque quiero » Because I want to Natalia 33 11
16 « Nada sin ti » Nothing without you Román 6 15=
17 « Un flechazo de Cupido » An arrow shot by Cupid Mister Robinson 43 8
18 « No pidas más amor » Don’t ask for more love Luna 52 6
19 « Niña bonita » Pretty girl Oxígeno 2 19
20 « Dónde » Where Silvana 0 20

At Eurovision

At Eurovision, Civera performed 13th. At the close of the voting he had received 76 points, placing 6th of 23.

Points awarded by Spain

12 points  Greece
10 points  Germany
8 points  Estonia
7 points  Denmark
6 points  Portugal
5 points  Sweden
4 points  Malta
3 points  France
2 points  Slovenia
1 point  United Kingdom

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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