Before heading to Yerevan for Junior Eurovision 2022, RTVE has revealed further information about the coverage being provided by the network in their participation this year during Carlos’ send-off to Armenia.
Coverage for this year’s contest revealed
It was confirmed that Tony Aguilar and Julia Varela will once again be commentating the show (which will air on La 1, RTVE Play, and RTVE Internacional) , having been doing so since the country’s return to the competition in 2019.
During the send-off RTVE has also confirmed that a special programming airing from December 5 to 10 at 19:00CET, which will follow Carlos’ journey as he participates in this year’s competition such as the rehearsals, costumes and the backing dancers accompanying him. In addition wel also get to find out a bit more about Carlos’ hobbies, and family.
Carlos’ team for Junior Eurovision 2022
During the send-off evet, RTVE also revealed the team that worked on Carlos’ performance,a nd they are:
- Marie-Sophie Kreissl – Crrative Director
- Vicky Gómez – Choreographer
- Natalia Calderón – Vocal Coach
- Raúl Amor – Designer of Performer’s Outifts
Carlos will be joined on stage by four backing dancers; Juan Diego, Mauro, Adrián and Felipe, with Juan Juan Diego revealing the Spanish Jury points in this year’s competition.
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
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