For the second consecutive year, RTVE launch it Benidorm partythe most Spanish musical event at Spanish level, and the gateway to the Eurovision Song Contest. As in 2022, this meeting between artists will serve to select our representative for the 67th edition of Eurovisionbut with an edition that will have enough news to refine and improve the format.
What is Benidorm Fest 2023?
The Benidorm party is a Spanish music festival that will be held in the city of Benidorm and will consist of a opening and three galas: two semi-finals and the grand final. except the openingthere are no differences compared to Benidorm Party 2022 in the organization.
The city of Alicante has witnessed the success of this screening method, choosing Chanel as a representative of Eurovision 2022, bringing us from Turin a third place that tastes like victory. Who will be the artist who will win the trophy and represent us in 2023 at the most important European music festival of the year?
Dates Benidorm Festival 2023
With surprising foresight, RTVE communicated all the dates of the Benidorm Party 2023:
- Sunday January 29 – Opening of the Benidorm Festival 2023.
- Tuesday, January 31 – First semi-final.
- Thursday, February 2 – Second semi-final.
- Saturday February 4 – Grand finale.
According to the format of Eurovision, the opening would only be accessible to guests and the press (perhaps some fans are lucky enough to be able to go through raffles, without this possibility being confirmed). The rest of the events are open to the public.
In addition, throughout the week, Benidorm will establish the Benvillagea reduced version of Eurovillage where you can see all the galas of the Benidorm Party 2023 outside, in addition to enjoying concerts by different artists.
Benidorm Fest 2023 Tickets
Unlike the first edition, where tickets could only be obtained by invitation (from public administrations, local radio and television), Benidorm Fest 2023 will go on sale tickets to advance to the two semi-finals and the grand final. It was also confirmed that the capacity of the site (The Municipal Sports Center L’Illa) will be expandedwithout confirming for how much.
Benidorm Fest 2023 Awards
The price of Benidorm Fest 2023 tickets will vary between 20 and 60 eurossubject to change for later dates when rates are terminated.
Benidorm Fest 2023 voting format
The Benidorm Fest voting format will also not change for the 2023 edition:
- 50% of the votes will go to the jury (who will be decisive in the event of a tiethis being the main novelty).
- 25% of this vote will come from a national jury.
- The remaining 25% of the vote comes from an international jury (will be more numerous than in 2022).
- The remaining 50% of the votes will go to the public.
- 25% of the total is counted with the vote of the audience broadcast live through their cell phones.
- 25% of a demoscopic played chosen by a specialized society which serves as a general sample of the population.
Presenters Benidorm Fest 2023
For now, Only Mónica Naranjo has been confirmed as presenter of Benidorm Fest 2023although those responsible for RTVE They specified that this position combined perfectly with that held during the 2022 edition by the three elected on this occasion: Alaska, Maxim Huerta e Ines Hernand.
Candidates Benidorm Fest 2023
There are no selected candidates yet, as the selection process has not yet started, but Supposed names include:
- Abraham Mateo.
- La La I love you.
- Luis Fercán.
- Marie Blaia.
Bases Benidorm Fest 2023
You can consult the basics of Benidorm Fest 2023 from herealthough in summary, I extract these keys:
- RTVE may expel from the competition any participant who does not respect the rules at any time during the process.. And you can even claim damages.
- Participants must be 16 years old at least before May 1, 2023, and if they are minors, have their consent.
- Nationality must be Spanish (or permanent residence if not), although in the case of groups at least 50% of the members must have it.
- He must be stage name holder (record if possible).
- Not have a recording, publishing or any other contract that prevents the exploitation of the song and/or the interpretation and the image of the artist and the author by RTVE and the EBU.
- Performers who have already been selected in other competitions or calls to represent another country at Eurovision 2023 cannot participate in the competition.
- Songs (lyrics and melody) must be original and not have been published, performed or distributed, in whole or in part, before September 1, 2022.
- They must include lyrics, in Spanish and/or in the co-official languages of Spain (if you have fragments in non-official languages of Spain, these cannot exceed 40% of the total lyrics).
- The performer(s) will sing live and without effects that distort or enhance the voiceaccompanied by the recording of the instrumental base of the song, which must be provided to RTVE.
The rest of the participation bases of the Benidorm Party 2023 available on the website of RTVE enabled in this regard.