RTVE has waited until sixth gala of Operation Triunfo to announce that one of contestants of musical format will be representative of Spain in Eurovision Festival 2018. Roberto Leal, presenter of galas, has confirmed it, minutes after he had published website of public network.
It will be fourth time that RTVE chooses Eurovision representative through Operation Triunfo. Rosa López in 2002, Beth in 2003 and Ramon in 2004 were previous Eurovisivos who also came out of talent contest. They were in 7th, 8th and 9th place in final of musical contest, respectively. The end of festival this year will be held on May 12th in Lisbon.
So far public network had not wanted to confirm system of election of next representative of Spain in musical contest. Now that pull of operation Triumph has been verified, especially in social networks, it has become official again linkage between Eurovision and OT.
"RTVE has sought best formula to go to Eurovision 2018, with a proposal of success that generates enthusiasm among spectators and fans of Festival, and has found in OT best sample of new artists in our country," said RTVE on its website, without furr details of Time of how Representative's final selection will be carried out.