Spain in the Eurovision Dance Contest

Spain took part in the first Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007. Amagoya Benlloch and Abraham Martinez were chosen to represent the country in the program ¡Mira Quién Baila a Eurovisión! (a special edition of the Spanish version of Dancing with the Stars). The dances they performed at the contest were Cha-Cha-Cha and Paso Doble. Spain came tenth after receiving 38 points from 7 countries.

Spain
Spain
Member stationTVE
National selection events¡Mira Quién Baila a Eurovisión! (2007)
¡Quiero Bailar! (2008)
Participation summary
Appearances1
First appearance2007
Best result10th, 2007
Worst result10th, 2007
External links
"Spain at Eurovision Dance Contest 2008".
Spain's page at Eurovision.tv

Spanish broadcaster TVE announced its withdrawal from Eurovision Dance Contest 2008 on August 28, just days before the contest took place.[1] In July TVE had conducted national selection show ¡Quiero Bailar! and named singer Rosa López and dancer Nieto as their representatives in the contest. According to the draw they were supposed to be 15th couple to perform.[2] The Third Eurovision Dance Contest was cancelled indefinitely.[3]

ContestantsEdit

Table key
  Winner
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
Year Dancers Styles Place Points
2007 Abraham Martínez and Amagoya Benlloch Cha-Cha-Cha, Paso Doble and Freestyle 10 38

Commentators and spokespersonsEdit

Year(s) Television commentator Dual television commentator Spokesperson
2007 Beatriz Pécker Joana Subirana Jesús Álvarez
2008 Sandra Daviú N/A Spain did not participate

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EBU confirms Spain's EDC withdrawal". ESCToday.com. 28 August 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Spain at Eurovision Dance Contest 2008". ESCKaz.com.
  3. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 May 2011). "What caused the death of the Eurovision Dance Contest?". Eurovoix.xom. Eurovoix.com. Retrieved 22 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)