Selecția Națională continues: Three more acts qualify!

We’re now at week 3 of Romania’s Eurovision selection, Selecția Națională, where another 12 participants performed their potential Eurovision entries in the hopes of being one of only three qualifiers.

This week’s show was held in Craiova, Romania’s 6th largest city. As in previous weeks, the show features 12 entries, and the decision of who to send into the final is completely up to the five jury members, Liliana Ştefan, Viorel Gavrilă, Ilinca Băcilă, Nicu Patoi and Marian Ionescu.

Here are the acts from the third semi-final:

  • Eliza Chifu – So Good Without You

  • Carolina Gorun – Reach Out For The Stars

  • Mareş Pană – Daydreamer

  • Ayona – The Story Goes On

  • Aurel Dincă – Fire in the Sky

  • VYROS – La La La

  • Zavera – Come Back To Me

  • Elena Hasna – Revival

  • Diana Brătan – Paint it Rainbow

  • Tavi Clonda – King

  • Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin – All the Love Away

  • Xandra – Try

Now let’s get to the voting! Each jury member voted from zero to 8, then 10 and 12 points.

Top 3 votes from Liliana Ştefan: Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin, VYROS, Xandra

Top 3 votes from Viorel Gavrilă: Xandra, Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin, VYROS

Top 3 votes from Ilinca Băcilă: Xandra, Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin, VYROS

Top 3 votes from Nicu Patoi: Tavi Clonda, Xandra, Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin

Top 3 votes from Marian Ionescu: Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin, Xandra, VYROS

As you can see, for the most part, the judges agreed on the top three songs of the night. Finishing on equal first was Xandra and Erminio Sinni & Tiziana Camelin, and coming in third was VYROS.

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Photo Credit: Ioana Hameeda