Alfred García drops out of Benidorm Fest

Alfred García

Alfred García has decided not to take part in the upcoming Spanish national final – Benidorm Fest – after receiving an invitation to be a part of the Spanish Film Academy.

He’s being touted as the new face of Spanish cinema and feature in a documentary about the industry directed by Pedro Almodóvar.

Operación Triunfo

García gained national recognition when he took part in series nine of the reality television talent competition Operación Triunfo, where he finished in fourth place. He went on to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, alongside Amaia Romero, with the song “Tu canción”, finishing in twenty-third place. He was due to take part in the second edition of Benidorm Fest with the song “Desde que tú estás”.

Benidorm Fest 2023‘ will be held on January 31, February 2 and 4 in the city of Alicante.