Eurovision 2020

#ESCAPED: How Spain Avoided ‘Nul Points’ In The Grand Final

In this series from Eurovision Ireland, we will be taking a look at the participating countries and their entries that have avoided the dreaded ‘Nul Points’ in the Grand Final – thanks to just one other participating country. Today we look at Spain.

1963

In 1963, Spain was represented by Jose Guardiola in London. “Algo prodigioso” would have been awarded the dreaded Nul Points had it not been for the Yugoslavian Jury awarding Spain 2 points. Spain finished 12th out of a field of 16.

Video: YouTube/JoaoVelada

1964

In 1964, Spain was represented by Los TNT in Copenhagen. “Caracola” would have been awarded the dreaded Nul Points had it not been for the Italian Jury awarding Spain just 1 point. Spain finished 12th out of a field of 16.

Video: YouTube/JoaoVelada

1987

In 1987, Spain was represented by Patricia Kraus in Brussels. “No estas solo” would have been awarded the dreaded Nul Points had it not been for the Greek Jury awarding Spain 10 points. Spain finished 19th out of a field of 22.

Video: YouTube/ESC 1989

1999

In 1999, Spain was represented by Lydia in Jerusalem. “No quiero escuchar” would have been awarded the dreaded Nul Points had it not been for the Croatian Jury awarding Spain just 1 point. Spain finished 23rd/last.

Video: YouTube/edicion fisica

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

Categories: Eurovision 2020, Spain

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