Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976

Eurovision Song Contest 1976
Country  Spain
National selection
Selection process National final
Selection date(s) First show
8 February 1976
Second show
15 February 1976
Results show
28 February 1976
Selected entrant Braulio
Selected song "Sobran las palabras"
Finals performance
Final result 16th, 11 points
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1975 1977►

Spain took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976. The country was represented by Braulio with the song "Sobran las palabras". The entry was selected through a national final. It was the first national final organized by TVE since 1971 and the last one until 2000.

National final

The national final took place at TVE's studios in Madrid, hosted by Pilar Cañada and Jana Escribano. It consisted of three shows: the first fourteen songs were presented on 8 February 1976, the other fourteen songs on 15 February, and the final results were revealed on 28 February. The winner was chosen by the audience, who could cast votes by mail. 14 performers participated, each one with two songs.[1][2]

First show

Draw Song Translation Artist Final Place
1 "Una vez más" Once more Eddie Santiago 3
2 "Dime" Tell me Eddie Santiago -
3 "Yo soy mujer sin tí" I'm a woman without you María José Prendes -
4 "Adiós amor" Goodbye love María José Prendes -
5 "Perdóname, perdóname" Forgive me, forgive me Daniel Velázquez 4
6 "Palabras, sólo palabras" Words, just words Daniel Velázquez -
7 "Piensa en mí" Think of me Lorenzo Santamaría -
8 "Si tu fueras mi mujer" If you were my woman Lorenzo Santamaría 2
9 "Recuerdos" Memories Nubes Grises -
10 "Nace el sentimiento" The feeling is born Nubes Grises -
11 "El músico y la rosa" The musician and the rose Myriam de Ryu -
12 "Pequeño ruiseñor" Little nightingale Myriam de Ryu -
13 "A tí que hoy despiertas a la vida" For you who awake to life today Braulio -
14 "Sobran las palabras" Words are unnecessary Braulio 1

Second show

Draw Song Translation Artist Final Place
1 "Tu mal comportamiento" Your bad behaviour Morena & Clara -
2 "El chico que yo más quiero" The boy I love the most Morena & Clara -
3 "Oyeme" Hear me Oscar Janot -
4 "Ven conmigo" Come with me Oscar Janot -
5 "Para tí" For you Tony Landa -
6 "Adiós" Goodbye Tony Landa -
7 "Entre los pliegues de una manta" Between the pleats of a blanket Don Francisco & José Luis -
8 "Canta y ya seremos dos" Sing and we will already be two Don Francisco & José Luis -
9 "Diós bendiga la música" God bless music Mike Kennedy & Los Bravos -
10 "Nunca nunca nunca" Never never never Mike Kennedy & Los Bravos -
11 "Ángel mío" Angel of mine Mochi -
12 "Vive conmigo" Live with me Mochi -
13 "Cuando todos cantemos juntos" When we all sing together Miguel Ángel -
14 "Adiós María" Goodbye María Miguel Ángel -

At Eurovision

Braulio was the 12th to perform in the running order, following Finland and preceding Italy. He received 11 points for his performance, coming 16th in a field of 18.

Points Awarded by Spain[3]

12 points  United Kingdom
10 points  France
8 points  Austria
7 points  Monaco
6 points  Finland
5 points  Ireland
4 points   Switzerland
3 points  Netherlands
2 points  Germany
1 point  Israel

Points Awarded to 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

References

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