Nebulossa's 'Zorra' involves Rigoberta Bandini and wins the Benidorm Fest 2024 to characterize Spain in Eurovision | Television | EUROtoday

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The headbands with fox ears bought out days in the past in all of the bazaars of Benidorm. And there are just a few. Nebulossa, a pair with greater than 20 years of historical past collectively however solely 5 as a creative couple, will journey to Malmö (Sweden) in mid-May to characterize Spain with the hedonistic, campprovocative and vindictive The debt. The music, as they themselves acknowledge, is inherited from Rigoberta Bandini and her Oh mamá, who starred within the pageant's first main controversy two years in the past when she misplaced to the sensual SloMo of Chanel being the general public's favourite. Their confrontation even generated a feminist debate across the TVE musical program. Now, the duo has expanded it: “We have redefined the word bitch!” they celebrated after their victory.

Mery Bas has achieved her aim by collaborating within the Spanish pre-selection for Eurovision: defeating, a minimum of briefly, ageism within the music business and making ladies over 50 seen with a music with the essence of synthpop of the eighties. “I already know that I am just a bitch / That my past devours you / I already know that I am the black sheep / The misunderstood, the stone one,” she sings within the music that has given her the victory. “More than an emerging group, we are an emergency group,” the duo jokes.

Her husband, Mark Dasousa, in a discreet background, defined to this newspaper hours earlier than successful in Benidorm that the problem sends a message of tolerance that’s not solely feminist, but additionally appropriate for anybody who has ever felt displaced. “With this path that Rigoberta Bandini opened and that we try to follow, this spirit will grow. Next year, other people are going to think what we thought when we saw her: “Well, we could also introduce ourselves…”, she mentioned within the Alicante metropolis.

The debtwith 156 factors, has surpassed the nice betting favourite, St. Pedro and his bolero two strangerswhich has lastly achieved 139 factors by dropping the assist of the viewers and ending in fifth place within the televoting. Calienteby Jorge González, who performed with Latin clichés, was the general public's favourite choice within the semifinals, however completed in fourth place (124 factors), surpassed by Angy's emotional and autobiographical rock with I do know who I’m (128). For the primary time, the jury has modified its opinion with respect to the earlier phases and has precipitated St. Pedro and Nebulossa to tie their votes, with 86 factors every. The specialists left the choice within the palms of the general public.

Since this Thursday the Canarian went to the ultimate of the pageant, he established himself as the nice favourite for the betting homes and managed to pay attention 51% of the possibilities of victory among the many eight candidates. However, it was the Valencian couple who made it to Eurovision. Its theme, whose message additionally remembers the Who cares from Alaska and Dinarama, has been essentially the most chanted by these attending the gala. He has additionally develop into essentially the most danced by the jury whereas the duo carried out alongside their dancers, from the drag scene, on the stage of the Palau d'Esports l'Illa in Benidorm.

The greatest vocal efficiency of the night time was the primary, that of the gala's personal presenter, Ruth Lorenzo, who celebrated the tenth anniversary of her participation in Eurovision by reinventing the music she sang in Copenhagen in 2014: Dancing in The Rain. But general, Saturday's eight reside performances had been improved over these within the semifinals. After two galas with technical or tuning issues, the general public loved the ultimate performances and RTVE provided a high-level tv present. It is true that the Benidorm Fest 2024 viewers is a captive viewers, the eurofanand has had some outbreaks on this preselection hooligan with boos to the presenters and the jury to defend the eight artists who’ve reached the ultimate.

Nebulossa, dad and mom of two youngsters, is made up of Mery Bas and her husband, a veteran producer of the Valencian music scene. Thanks to consensus, and acquiring excessive votes within the three doable classes, they turned the winners of the primary semifinal on Tuesday. The music The debt and, particularly its staging, follows the irreverent, unprejudiced and empowered line of a few of its earlier themes. “When I sent the proposal, I didn't expect it to be so well accepted. Especially because of the title. And for its message itself, for what the song defends,” the singer commented about her after Tuesday's semifinal. “Before taking it to TVE, we did the check with our neighbors. They loved it and the phrase slut didn't shock them,” the duo revealed to the media in the early hours of this Saturday.

In fifth position has been Almácor with Platinum glitters, whose chorus has been one of the most celebrated by Benidorm Fest followers. She has been left with 99 points, while María Peláe (86 points), despite adding the rest on Saturday night and demonstrating her excellence with Sender, has been penalized for offering a flamenco proposal after Blanca Paloma's recent participation in Eurovision, which was the least voted for by the European audience. Sofia Coll (73 points, seventh position) had one of the most played songs of the 16 participants in this edition, Here to Stay, but suffered from last year's Fucsa Nocta effect: its live presentation tarnished the song and caused it to lose support almost immediately. The classification of this final is closed by the veterans Miss Caffeina, an independent trio that has made itself known to the audience mainstream con Bla bla bla.

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