Poor Spain! Last night the Iberian country ended up dead last on the Eurovision scoreboard with just five points. But don’t despair, Spain, former Eurovision alum David Civera has expressed his desire to represent Spain next year.
According to SpainEurovisioninfo.net the 38-year-old singer has openly offered TVE to return to the Eurovision Song Contest for Spain.
In an emotional Facebook post, the singer revealed that his participation in the festival in 2001 was a very emotional experience for him, since he was a small boy following Eurovision and dreamed of representing Spain. In addition, has called to overcome the bad result last night without being mortified
The singer represented Spain in 2001 with the Spanish latino pop song Dile que la quiero. He finished in sixth place and is to this date, the best scoring Spanish candidate over a decade. After Eurovision he released four studio albums and won the Spanish version of Dancing With the Stars.
Whether TVE is ready to welcome David with open arms remains to be seen. Attention for the broadcaster will now turn to other projects before discussions about next year’s plans for Eurovision are to be considered. The broadcaster has confirmed it is starting a new series of Operación triunfo . The talent show functioned in the past as selection method for Eurovision, delivering three participants. TVE has however denied last week it will be using the show for that purpose again. (Source in Spanish)
Let us know in the comment box what you make of David’s open offer to TVE. Could he return to Eurovision and bring Spain back to the upper half of the scoreboard?
Check out David’s most recent single, Qué Caprichosa la Vida.