Spain: Soleá to sing “Palante” at Junior Eurovision 2020
The Spanish JESC 2020 entry is urban pop with a positive message that encourages young people to always look ahead and emphasizes the importance of social union. ‘Palante’ has been composed by César G. Ross, ASHA and Bruno Valderde and produced by the latter, winner of a Grammy.
Soleá will shoot the entry’s official music video in Madrid and will deal with her Junior Eurovision performance on 19th and 20th October. Listen below to the 1 minute snippet of the song “Palante”:
Soleá Fernández Moreno was born in Seville on June 19, 2011 in the bosom of an outstanding saga of dancers and artists from Spain . Daughter of Farru, niece of Farruquito, granddaughter of Farruca and great-granddaughter of Farruco, it can be said that art and flamenco run through her veins and from a very young age she showed faculties for singing, dancing and interpretation.
In 2014, when she was only three years old, she made her debut as a singer at La Maestranza in Seville, during a family show Farruquito y familia . In 2015, she shined in the Christmas family show, where she made her debut as an actress and dancer at the Quintero Theater in Seville. In 2016 she starred in another Christmas show created by her father, which took her on a tour of some of the best theaters in the country, such as the Apolo Theater (Barcelona) and the Rialto Theater (Madrid). That same year she made her first television appearance thanks to the Canal Sur program Menuda noche.
In 2019, she was one of the special guests at Ketama’s concert at the Cartuja Center in Seville. During Christmas of that year, the young act took part in La zambombá flamenca , with which she toured Spain and collaborated on stage with artists such as Pitingo, Tomatito or Rosario Flores. At the beginning of 2020, she was involed in the last album of the singer Lya Manuela.
Spain in Junior Eurovision
Spain has a total of five participations in the youth competition and has achieved remarkable results in its short history. The country counts a victory thanks to “Antes muerta que sencilla”(Before dead than simple) by María Isabel (2004) , two second places ( Sergio, in 2003 and Antonio José, in 2005 ) and a fourth position ( Dani Fernández, in 2006 ).
Spain returned to the competition in the last edition after 13 years of absence and did it with an impressive. The young talented act starred in a memorable performance with “Marte” (Mars) on the stage of Gliwice-Silesia and achieved to finish in 3rd place.