Rigoberta Bandini wins the Goya 2024 for Best Song

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Rigoberta Bandini wins the Goya 2024 for Best Song

The Goya for Best Song, the second that has been awarded in the 2024 edition (the first was for José Coronado as Best Supporting Actor), has gone to Rigoberta Bandini. The rest of the candidates were Xoel Lopez, Vetusta Morla and Valeria Castro, Marina Herlop and Fernando Moresi Haberman and Sergio Bertran.

Rigoberta Bandini’s song is called ‘I only want love’ and corresponds to the soundtrack of ‘I’m loving you madly’, a film inspired by the LGBT+ struggle in Seville in the 70s and which was a small “sleeper” on the billboard last summer.

Rigoberta Bandini picked up the Goya, visibly moved. Although she recalled that she wrote the song, she wanted to thank her producers, Stefano Macarrone and Esteban Navarro, for helping build the “catharsis of the film.” She especially thanked her partner, Esteban, for “giving her light every day, being the best father in the world and giving so much love to her family project.”

Her last words on stage were for “all the friends and family of the group.” To all those who were called “dykes and faggots in the schoolyard” for “hiding their way of being.” «It’s for you. “Never violate your rights again.”


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