Tuesday was the last casting new
. Madrid was the chosen city with more than 2500 people wanting to show their talent before Naomi Galera, casting director and also of the Academy, and the rest of his team of Gestmusic Endemol Shine Iberia. The total call, after traveling through nine Spanish cities, is about 10,000 participants.
Some figures that although high do not approach those achieved by
after the success of the 2017 edition. For the castings convened for the previous season, 16,000 applicants were presented, a record number compared to the one currently achieved. With the data in hand, we can say that Operation Triunfo misses power of announcement.
For several weeks, the casting team of
has traveled Barcelona, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga, Seville, Bilbao, Santiago de Compostela and Madrid in search of the new contestants that will delight lovers of this talent show of TVE.
Noemí Galera said she felt satisfied with this year's selection process: “We are all super happy, there is a lot of level, we have contestants for two editions. And we will have the problem in the final casting, in order to make a good mix. But there very different profiles, very personal voices, very prepared people… ”
Of the 10,000 candidates who have submitted throughout these nine cities (6,000 less than in OT 2018), Madrid is the place where more people have congregated with more than 2,500 applicants. And among those 10,000 participants 204 of them achieved the direct pass that prevented them from queuing.
Also, Galera has stressed that for OT 2020 Candidates have presented themselves with something unique: “more composers come, people who already sing their songs to us in the first phase … That is a risk. But here we are open. ” Although among the most versioned artists he has pointed out that they are Billie Eilish, Amy Winehouse or Alicia Keys.