Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004
|Eurovision Song Contest 2004|
|Selection process||Operación Triunfo|
28 January 2004
|Selected song||"Para llenarme de ti"|
|Final result||10th, 87 points|
|Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest|
Spain participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with an entry selected through the third series of the reality-show Operación Triunfo. Ramón with the song Para llenarme de ti, composed by Kike Santander, was chosen through televoting by the Spanish public. At the Eurovision final, Ramon placed 10th with 87 points.
Operación Triunfo (third series)
The third season of Operación Triunfo was broadcast from the Mediapark Studios in Sant Just Desvern, Barcelona and was hosted by Carlos Lozano. After the regular final of Operación Triunfo that took place on 21 December 2003 (where Vicente Seguí was declared the overall winner of the season), the top four contestants - Vicente, Ramón, Miguel and Davinia - qualified for the Eurovision phase of the contest, which consisted of two rounds and a final. Three songs were assigned to each contestant among those submitted to national broadcaster TVE, making a total of twelve songs. In the first round, a jury eliminated one of the songs assigned to each artist, leaving a total of eight. In the second round, a finalist song was chosen for each contestant through televoting. The four songs that participated in the final were "Cómo quieres que te quiera" by Davinia, "Muéveme" by Miguel, "Para llenarme de ti" by Ramón, and "Se me va la vida" by Vicente.
Result of national final
The national final took place on 28 January 2004. At the close of voting, "Para llenarme de ti" performed by Ramón was awarded first place with 38.8% of the vote.
|1||"Cómo quieres que te quiera"||How do you want me to love you||Davinia||15.4%||4th|
|3||"Para llenarme de ti"||To get filled with you||Ramón||38.8%||1st|
|4||"Se me va la vida"||I'm wasting my life||Vicente||29.3%||2nd|
Spain automatically qualified for the grand final, on 12 May 2004; as part of the "Big Four". During the placement draw, it was determined that Spain would perform 1st. On 12 May, Spain placed 10th with 87 points.
Points awarded by Spain
Points awarded to Spain
|12 points||10 points||8 points||7 points||6 points|
|5 points||4 points||3 points||2 points||1 point|