OTI Relaunch in Miami

The return of the Festival OTI to screens across the America’s and Iberian Peninsula is the closet it has been in years with the relaunch of the OTI.

The OTI (Organización de Telecomunicaciones de Iberoamérica) has been relaunched this having been dissolved for a number of years. The relaunch of the OTI took place in Miami, USA with a total of 30 television broadcasters across Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. The relaunch of the OTI brings with it the possibility of the return of the Festival OTI having last been seen on screens across Latin America in 2000.

The contest which was launched in 1972 and held annually until 2000. Over the year a total of 27 countries took to the stage of the contest from Spain to Bolivia, Panama to Equatorial Guinea. The contest was last held in 2000 in Acapulco, Mexico , the competition was won by Hermanas Chirino from representing the United States.

The contest The newly launched OTI features members from the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Source: Merca2.0, OTI