Following on from the UK’s and North Macedonia’s releases, Spain have also unveiled their Junior Eurovision entry for 2022. Following on from a teaser earlier today, Carlos Higes’ song “Señorita” has been revealed by RTVE
“Urban Latin with a Flamenco Touch”
Señorita is described by RTVE as “urban-Latin with a flamenco touch”. The video clip shows off Carlos’ hometown of Valencia. Choreographer Vicky Gomez was asked to describe the music video in three words, she used “Energy, Passion and Fun”. TikTok dances were also an inspiration for the music video.
RTVE unveiled a clip of “Señorita” earlier today in an ad break during Spanish TV show “Duos incredibles”, where the full music video was released. Carlos was announced as Spain’s Junior Eurovision representative last month. Throughout October RTVE has teased about the song’s recording and the filming of the music video.
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:
- Albania – Kejtlin Gjata
- Armenia – Nare
- France – Lissandro
- Georgia – Mariam Bigvava
- Ireland – Sophie Lennon
- Italy– Chanel Dilecta
- Kazakhstan – David Charlin
- Malta – Gaia Gambuzza
- The Netherlands – Luna
- North Macedonia – Lara, Irina & Jovan
- Poland – Laura Bączkiewicz
- Portugal – Nicolas Alves
- Serbia – Katarina Savić
- Spain – Carlos Higes
- Ukraine – Zlata Dziunka
- United Kingdom – Freya Skye
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
Spain has taken part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest a total of 7 times, with their first participation coming in the first edition of the Contest in 2003. In the initial Contest, Spain was represented by Sergio singing “Desde el cielo”, and at the close of voting Spain finished in second place, earning 125 points. Spain would go on to win the next edition of the show with María Isabel’s “Antes Muerte Que Sencilla”, finishing with 171 points.
Spain’s most recent participation was in 2021, when Levi Díaz represented the nation with his song “Reír” in Paris. At the close of voting, Spain finished 15th in a field of 19 participants. This was the first time Spain had placed anywhere outside the top 5 in any of their participations. Spain earned 77 points – 47 of which came from the online vote. The remaining 30 points were awarded by professional juries across Europe.
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News Source: RTVE
Photo Credit: RTVE