Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969
|Eurovision Song Contest 1969|
|Selection process||Artist: Internal Selection
Song: National Final
|Selection date(s)||Song: 20–22 February 1969|
|Selected song||"Vivo cantando"|
|Final result||1st (tie), 18 points|
|Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest|
Spain hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 1969 at the Teatro Real in Madrid, after Massiel won the 1968 contest with "La, la, la". TVE internally selected Salomé to represent the country at the contest. The song, "Vivo cantando", was selected through a national final.
The national final took place at the Teatro Balear in Palma de Mallorca from February 20 to 22, hosted by Marisa Medina and Joaquín Prat. Salomé had already being selected as the singer, but the ten candidate songs were performed twice, once by her and once by another performer.
Result of national final
|Draw||Song||Translation||First Singer||Second Singer||Points||Place|
|1||"Abrázame otra vez"||Hold me again||Don Castor||Salomé||0||6=|
|2||"Amigos, amigos"||Friends, friends||Lorenzo Valverde||Salomé||8||2=|
|4||"Buenos días"||Good morning||Adriángela||Salomé||4||4|
|5||"Despertar a tu lado"||Waking up by your side||Toni Obrador||Salomé||0||6=|
|7||"Siento dentro de mí"||I feel inside me||Gloria||Salomé||0||6=|
|8||"Una vida buena"||A good life||Ivana||Salomé||3||5|
|9||"Vivo cantando"||I live singing||Ana Kiro||Salomé||47||1|
|10||"Ya viene el día"||The day is already coming||Carlos Antonio||Salomé||0||6|
Salomé was the third to perform in the running order, following the Luxembourg and preceding Monaco. She received 18 points for her performance, tying for the first place with France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. All four countries were declared joint winners.
Every country had a jury of ten people. Every jury member could give one point to his or her favourite song.
Points Awarded to Spain
|Points Awarded to Spain|
|10 points||9 points||8 points||7 points||6 points|
|5 points||4 points||3 points||2 points||1 point|
|2 points|| Belgium
|1 point|| Finland
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- Eurovision Song Contest 1969