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Carmen Farala is a Spanish drag performer and one of the contestants of the first season of Drag Race España.

Carmen was later crowned España's First Drag Superstar at the finale.

Drag Name Origin[]

Carmen Farala's artistic name is inspired by Carmen Electra, she really liked the name 'Carmen' at a time in his childhood that was considered a typical old woman spanish name. Farala comes from a Spanish famous perfume commercial from the 80's. It is also the name of the ruffles or faralaes of the flamenco dresses, typical of Andalusia.[2] [3]

Track Record(s)[]

Seasons Competed: España Season 1
Ranking: 1st Place
(Winner)
Maxi Challenges Won: 3 (Eps. 2, 6, 7)
Mini Challenges Won: 4 (Eps. 1, 5, 6, 7)
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 0
Episode Eliminated: N/A

Memorable Quotes[]

Drag Race España Season 1[]

  • Una de las cosas que menos me gusta de una draga es la ordinariez de... ''Ah, mi coño, [vulgar sounds]'', que hacen bromas fáciles con penes y vaginas. Muerte a las ordinarias." (In the Meet The Queens)[2]
  • "He librado muchas batallas en compañía, pero esta guerra, la gano sola. (entrance quote)[4]
  • "Sí, soy un hombre, que pasa!?"[4]
  • "Siempre estan corriendo y gritando las feas. Pero las chicas guapas no seriamos monas sin las feas. Es decir, las feas son necesarias para que se nos aprecie a las guapas."
  • "A veces, en los restaurantes, la gente me pone cosas sobre mi, pensando que soy una percha. Y en navidad, todo el mundo piensa que soy el árbol". (In the Everybody Loves Puppets challenge)
  • "Es una 66666. Como mi talla de pantalones". (In the Everybody Loves Puppets challenge)
  • "Abridme paso que vengo, pisando fuerte y latiendo. Carmen Farala me llamo y ya estás ardiendo. Latina apasionada, mujer fuerte, empoderada. Si luchas contracorriente, no te frena nada." (verse in "Divas")[5]

Trivia[]

  • Carmen Farala is the second queen in the Drag Race franchise to be named "Carmen", after Carmen Carrera from the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • Carmen is part of a drag group known as "Hermanas Farala", alongside her drag sisters Bárbara and Vera Farala.[6]
  • Carmen is the first queen on Drag Race España to...
  • Carmen has stated that she has never seen any edition of RuPaul's Drag Race.[7] She later clarified in an interview that, once she found out she was on Drag Race España, she did watch a few episodes to familiarize herself with the format, but avoided watching too much to avoid her drag persona being influenced by American references.[8]
  • Carmen created every single outfit she wore in the competition.[9]
    • However, the snake she wore for the "Tribute To La Veneno" runway and her crowning look were created by different artists.[10][11]
  • Carmen made her Night of a Thousand Rosalías look the day of the runway in the Werk Room, after realizing she and Dovima Nurmi were planning to present the same look. Carmen also lent Dovima the VMA statue she used in the runway, and offered to lend her the entire outfit due to Dovima's version giving her some issues.[12]
  • Carmen is the seventh winner in the franchise to never place in the bottom 2 at all, with their only lip-sync being the lip-sync for the crown, following Tyra Sanchez, Bianca Del Rio, Violet Chachki, Sasha Velour, Aquaria, and Envy Peru.
  • In 2022, Carmen designed the costumes for Chanel Terrero, that was used in the preselection to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.[13]
  • Carmen is open to return on an All Stars season despite winning her original season.[14]
  • Carmen had a reveal for each look in case she ended up in the bottom two.[14]

Gallery[]

Drag Race España Season 1[]

Drag Race España Season 1 Looks[]

Drag Race España Season 2[]

Drag Race España Season 2 Looks[]

Extras[]

Gran Hotel de las Reinas[]

Filmography[]

TV[]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021 Drag Race España (Season 1) Self Contestant (Winner) [18]
2022 Drag Race España (Season 2) Self Special Guest [18]

Discography[]

Appearances/Features[]

Year Title Artwork Notes
2021 "Divas
(Las Metal Donnas)"
Divas LasMetalDonnas Artwork by The Cast of Drag Race España
2022 "Pantera" Pantera CarmenFarala Artwork

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Account of daniel_morarojas | Instagram
  2. 2.0 2.1 Meet the Queens of Drag Race España (Season 1) | YouTube — May 23, 2021
  3. 'Poco se habla' Podcast with Carmen Farala | YouTube — April 2, 2023
  4. 4.0 4.1 Drag Race España — Season 1; Episode 1: "¡Bienvenidas a España!" | ATRESplayer Premium — May 30, 2021
  5. Drag Race España — Season 1; Episode 2: "Divas" | ATRESplayer Premium — June 6, 2021
  6. (ES) Ella es Carmen Farala, la sevillana ganadora de 'Drag Race España' | Diario de Sevilla – July 26, 2021
  7. (ES) CarmenFarala on Twitter | Twitter — June 19, 2021
  8. "Exclusive: Drag Race España star Carmen Farala on why she never watched series with RuPaul" | GAY TIMES — July 23, 2021
  9. Drag Race España winner Carmen Farala wants to apologise to RuPaul | Pink News – August 14, 2021
  10. (ES) Post by carmenfarala | Instagram — June 6, 2021
  11. (ES) Post by carmenfarala | Instagram — August 8, 2021
  12. Drag Race España — Season 1; Episode 6: "Drags de la Comedia" | ATRESplayer Premium — July 4, 2021
  13. (ESCarmen Farala y el vestuario de Chanel en el Benidorm Fest | RTVE
  14. 14.0 14.1 (ESDE AFTER PARTY con Carmen Farala | YouTube — March 31, 2022
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 Tweet by DragRaceEs | Twitter — September 27, 2021
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 Shangay 534 | Shangay — September 30, 2021
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Carmen Farala, ganadora de ‘Drag Race España’: “Soy la MacGyver del travestismo” | Shangay — September 10, 2021
  18. 18.0 18.1 ATRESplayer

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