June 23, 2021

What does ‘1990, the decisive victory’, the new RTVE Digital mockumentary about Eurovision, narrate?

Blas Cantó and Azúcar Moreno in '1990: La victoria decisiva', the mockumentary about Eurovision by RTVE Digital.

Blas Cantó and Azúcar Moreno in ‘1990: La victoria decisiva’, the mockumentary about Eurovision by RTVE Digital.

RTVE will also bet on mockumentary in its special programming on the occasion of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The digital area of ​​the corporation will premiere ‘1990, the decisive victory’, an own production that will review the fictional triumph of Azúcar Moreno in the European competition Through interviews with different characters we will know the unpublished story of his success ‘Bandido’, as well as the ins and outs of the preparation in Seville of the 1991 edition.

Singer Vicky larraz, the host Francine Galvez, the actress Eva Isanta, The commentator Tony Aguilar, journalist Javier Escartín, the singer Alfonso Pedrazuela, the comic Carolina Iglesias Y Martin Osterdhal, Executive supervisor of Eurovision, participate in this RTVE.es production directed by César Vallejo and Ángela Gallardo and with a script by Paco Tomás that will mix humor, fiction and reality.

To be more specific, in this production, which will premiere during the Eurovision week on RTVE Digital, Larraz and Francine will narrate their experiences as supposed hosts of the festival in the capital of Seville, celebrated 30 years ago. In addition, the former soloist of Olé Olé will remember her participation in the legendary (real) Eurovision program which aired on La 2 de TVE in 1990.

Blas Cantó, representative of Spain in 2021, will also be present in this Eurovision fiction. The Murcian artist will star in a memorable performance with Toñi and Encarna: They will perform a unique version of ‘Bandido’, with Spanish guitar and flamenco cajon.

In addition to this production, RTVE has prepared a special coverage of Blas Cantó’s trip to Rotterdam, which can be followed in the different RTVE news programs and magazines, which will include daily information.

In addition, TVE will become the best screen to follow the festival live: La 2 will broadcast on May 18 and 20, at 9:00 p.m. the first and second semifinals, in which 16 and 17 countries, respectively, will seek their place for the final. A final in which 26 countries will participate and that can be followed by La 1 and TVE Internacional on Saturday May 22, at 9:00 p.m. All this from the hand of the best commentators: Tony Aguilar Y Julia Varela, accompanied in the cabin by the Eurovision expert Victor Escudero. And also through the radio, from 8:30 p.m. in the special ‘Live Eurovision 2021 in RNE‘, with Imanol Durán.

In the most Eurovision week of the year, La 1 will propose an unavoidable appointment with ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’. A film starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in which two singers fight to become pop stars in Eurovision and where pressure, rivals and other mishaps put their relationship to the test. A fun comedy for the great fans of the festival whose main theme song has also been nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song.


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