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.
|National selection events||¡Mira Quién Baila a Eurovisión! (2007) |
¡Quiero Bailar! (2008)
|Best result||10th, 2007|
|Worst result||10th, 2007|
|"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. 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. The Third Eurovision Dance Contest was cancelled indefinitely.
- Table key
|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|
- "EBU confirms Spain's EDC withdrawal". ESCToday.com. 28 August 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
- "Spain at Eurovision Dance Contest 2008". ESCKaz.com.
- 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)