We are more than halfway through finding out the line-up for the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, as Spain reveals their representative for Yerevan. RTVE has confirmed that Carlos Higes will be representing the nation in Yerevan. Carlos’ entry will be revealed in due course.
An audition process was used to select the next Spanish Junior Eurovision representative
Spain held an open audition in order to select its representative for the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. María Eizaguirre (the Director of Communication and Participation for RTVE) has revealed that they are working hard to develop the selection process in the future.
Although this edition the casting will be behind closed doors, we are working so that the format evolves and develops in a different way in the coming years.María Eizaguirre (Director of Communication and Participation of RTVE)
RTVE has revealed that it has received 95 submissions during the audition process. From 95 submissions this was shortlisted to 30, then once again to 10, where a live audition took place where the participants sang two songs. In Carlos’ case, they sang Eco’, by Xeinn, and ‘Tacones Rojo, by his favorite singer, Sebastián Yatra.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022
The 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Yerevan, following Malena’s win in the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with “Qami Qami“, with the competition set to take place on the 11th of December. The competing countries in this year’s competition are as follows:
- Georgia – Mariam Bigvava
- Kazakhstan – David Charlin
- Malta – Gaia Gambuzza
- The Netherlands – Luna
- North Macedonia – Lara Trpčeska and Irina Davidovska
- Poland – Laura Bączkiewicz
- Portugal – Nicolas Alves
- Spain – Carlos Higes
- Ukraine – Zlata Dziunka
- United Kingdom
To keep up to date with our coverage of the 2022 Junior Eurovision coverage, you can do so by clicking right here.
Spain’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2003, Spain was one of the countries to participate in the inaugural edition of the competition with Sergio and the song “Desde el cielo”, and placed 2nd with 125 points. The year after, Spain managed to win the competition with María Isabel and the song “Antes muerta que sencilla”. The nation participated for two more years and took a 12-year break, where it returned in 2019, with Melani Garcia and her entry “Marte” which placed 3rd.
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News Source: RTVE
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