Benidorm Fest returns in 2023 as Spain’s national selection for Eurovision. This time it’s even bigger, with 18 acts competing for the chance to represent their country in Liverpool this May.
Now that you’ve had a few weeks to listen to all the entries, we want to know who you would like to qualify from semi-final 2.
Semi-final 2 of Benidorm Fest will take place on 2 February and nine acts will be competing. Only four of them will qualify to the final on 4 February.
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Benidorm Fest 2023: Semi-final 2 competing songs
In case you need to refresh your memory, take a listen to all the entries in our Spotify playlist below.
- Alfred García – “Desde Que Tú Estás”
- Blanca Paloma – “Eaea”
- E’FEMME – “Uff!”
- Famous Oberogo – “La Lola”
- José Otero – “Inviernos en Marte”
- Karmento – “Quiero y Duelo”
- Rakky Ripper – “Tracción”
- Siderland – “Que Esclati Tot”
- Vicco – “Nochentera”
Poll: Who should qualify from semi-final 2 of Benidorm Fest 2023?
In this poll you can vote for a maximum of four acts, since that’s how many will make it through. And you can only vote once — so choose wisely!
Benidorm Fest 2023 takes place between 31 January and 4 February. The 18 acts will be split between two semi-finals, with four songs from each semi-final progressing to the grand final.
The voting in each show is comprised of 50% jury, 25% demoscopic jury, 25% televoting.
The hosts of the three broadcasts will be Inés Hernand, Mónica Naranjo and Rodrigo Vázquez.
Who did you vote for in the poll? Which acts are you rooting for at Benidorm Fest 2023? Is the winner of Benidorm Fest in semi-final 2? Let us know in the comments below.
Blanca Paloma, Jose Otero, Vicco and Karmento!
IMO, the four acts that should qualify to the final are Blanca Paloma, Karmento, Vicco (in that order) and then the fourth one I’m in between E’FEMME and Jose Otero. I know Karmento won’t win but she definately deserves a place in the final. Jose Otero might be a good singer, but the song doesn’t feel like winning material to me. E’FEMME got a song with potential, but I must watch them perfeorming it live. Vicco got a nice song, not impressive, but quite better than the rest I didn’t pick up as finalists
Blanca Paloma and 3 more.
A very difficult semi final but here are my qualifiers.
For me the 4 qualified are :
. Blanca Paloma
. José Otero
. Alfred Garcia (no comment)…
But, Karmento & Famous are darkhorses !
I voted for Blanca Paloma, Karmento and Vicco…
I like Blanca Paloma and José Otero best in this lineup, and the rest is really wide open. I think anyone here can make it with a good performance. I don’t really get the fan love for Vicco, but agree that she’s definitely in the mix to qualify.
Ok, probably an unpopular opinion, I nearly prefer this to semi 1. Blanca’s song could be very interesting to see on the stage, I think it’ll be quite the performance. José’s song is prob my favourite of the selection so i’m looking forward to seeing it live. Hope he takes a leaf out of Universo, Arcade and Beautiful lie staging wise and puts on a dramatic, powerful and gripping performance. Vicco is a dark horse, a song I didn’t think was competitive and yet lots of people want it to win. Looking forward to the staging. Famous’s song is really… Read more »
The force of nature that is Blanca Paloma should landslide this 2nd SF and Karmento deserves to at least make it to the final too.
Will we get full results or just the 4 qualifiers announced in random order?
I think we’ll get full results
That’s what I thought, thanks.
every day two articles on the benidorm fest, in 10 days the Sanremo festival begins in Italy with an extraordinary quality cast and duets with the top of Italian music, international guests, perhaps MADONNA will also be present, the stage etc.. dead silence!
They can write at least one article about Sanremo before it starts!
Come on!! We all love San Remo but none of the songs have been released yet so what do you want Wiwibloggs to comment on? Plus, Benidorm Fest is one of the first NF to end and there are not many other NFs going on so ..
Madonna and Rosalia don’t go to the Benidorm fest, this is the difference with Sanremo. Zelensky asked to speak on the final evening, he was not invited. It deserves a little more prominence as an event, I don’t expect 4 articles a day like with the Benidorm fest but at least one a week to inform!
MIDonna. Autotune Queen.
But you’re not the center of the world.
José, Vicco and Alfred. On a fourth one I can’t decide – too many that would be nice to have in the final.
Here I have several doubts about the 4th…
– JOSE OTERO 100%
– VICCO 100%
– BLANCA PALOMA
– ufff…. FAMOUS???????
If we only think in the song… Efemme, but their vocals are a mess.
Famous has a bad song but he is a great singer so i trust he has some chances
There is absolutely no version of this, in which Karmento doesn’t advance to the final. No self-respecting jury will snub such a song and singer.
I think jurors will respect it somewhat but it will have to be presented well regardless, so let’s wait for the semi.
It depends on what you understand by “presented”. If you mean, this needs to be sung well, then I agree. If you mean, this needs a lot of stuff happening on stage, then I disagree. This song will work with her standing on stage and having a flawless vocal performance.
– But, as with the first semi, some songs are close enough that the performances could be very important.
Rakky Ripper <3
Out of all these songs I only like La Lola and Nochentera (in that order)
Oh. And Eaea. I just realized Eaea is in this semifinal too, so:
1. La Lola