The Romanian construction worker Costel Busuioc went to Spain as a guest worker 2 years ago. His colleagues on the construction site encouraged him to participate to a “Spanish Idol” type show, Hijos de Babel, made for members of international communities in Spain.
How it went you see below.
He is still in contest, after winning the first 6 shows he participated at. The last one below.
Contest is still running…
[later edit: he won.]