Romania: MIHAI opts out, while two new acts receive Wildcards

Back in December, the Romanian Eurovision national finalists were revealed, however since the announcement, some changes have been made to the line-up. Recently it was announced that former Eurovision representative Dan Bittman would be withdrawing from the national selection citing a clash of schedules. It was unclear at the time whether he would be replaced…

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Eurovision 2018: Three More Qualifiers in Romania!

Over the weekend, the second semi-final in Romania’s national selection, Selecția Națională took place, where another 12 songs took to the stage hoping to receive one of just three qualifying places to the final. This week, the show took place in Timişoara, and the show was opened by Ricardo Caria performing last year’s winning Eurovision…

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Romania’s Selection Kicks Off: Here are the first Qualifiers!

Earlier in the national final season, we discussed the national selection for Romania, with that being a massive public selection. The format of Selecția Națională has slightly changed this year, as each of the five semi-finals will take place in a different location as a celebration of the 100th anniversary year of the Union of…

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Romania 2018: Semi-Finalists for Selecția Națională Revealed

Coming off a yodelling success in Eurovision 2017, Romania’s broadcaster TVR began the search for the next Romanian Eurovision act. Once again, the nation will be using Selecția Națională to decide upon their act, and the shows will begin in January 2018 and continue through to February. This year the format of the competition has…

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Yodel-ay-ee-oo! Ilinca and Alex Florea Yodel their way to Kyiv!

Last week, the first and only semi-final took place in Romania, where the juries decided on the top 10 acts. Overnight, the final has taken place, where these acts have once again taken to the stage to decide which act would be representing Romania on their return to Eurovision. The ten acts are: Ana-Maria Mirică…

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Romania: Ten Acts chosen for the National Final!

Last night, the first and only semi-final in Romania took place, where the top 15 acts were reduced to 10, who will go on to perform again in the final. The qualifiers were decided by a jury which featured Luminiţa Anghel, Ovi Jacobsen, Adrian Romcescu, Paula Seling and Andrei Tudor. The 15 competing acts were:…

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Romania Makes the Cut: 15 Acts to Compete in the semi-final!

Over the weekend, Romanian broadcaster TVR broadcast a show to reveal their semi-finalists, after the jury made their judgements from the live auditions back in January. A total of 15 acts will perform in the semi-final on the 26th of February, and from there 10 acts will qualify to the final on March 5. At…

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Romania: TVR Reveals 84 Bids for the National Final

News from Romania, where the Romanian broadcaster TVR has announced that 84 songs have been submitted into the broadcaster for Selectia Nationala 2017. The submission period ended on the 22nd of January, and now the entries are being validated for the next stage of the contest. The next stage will include auditions for the submitted…

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Romania Selects Ovidiu Anton!

On Sunday night, the final of Selectia Nationala took place in Baia Mare in Romania, where the act to represent the nation was decided by the Romanian public. Over 90 songs were submitted to the public broadcaster TVR, which was reduced down to 12 for the national final. There was a semi-final on Friday, where…

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