On a Sunday: Romania selects Ester Peony for Eurovision!

The Romanian national selection Selecţia Naţională has now concluded with the winner and the next Romanian Eurovision entrant decided. The show took place at the Sala Polivalentă in the nation’s capital, Bucharest and was hosted by Alina Ionescu, Aurelian Temișan and Ilinca Avram. The show featured 12 entrants all of which had pre-qualified over the…

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Romania: The Final Qualifiers Have Been Decided!

The second semi-final Selecția Națională has taken place, where a total of 12 acts performed their entries with the hopes of receiving one of 6 places remaining in the Romanian national selection. Originally the second semi-final was set to feature 13 artists, however Xandra withdrew prior to the semifinal. The voting consisted of jury voting…

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Romania kicks off their selection for Eurovision 2019!

The Romanian national selection, Selecția Națională has kicked off with the first semi-final taking place over the weekend. The first semi-final featured 11 artists fighting for just 6 places in the final. The voting consisted of jury voting predominately, with the jury selecting five acts to qualify. From there, the public was able to vote…

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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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Romania: Dan Bittman withdraws from National Selection

It has been announced that Dan Bittman will not be competing in the upcoming Romanian national selection due to a clash of schedules. Dan has represented Romania at Eurovision before, with this year marking 25 years since his appearance which was also the nation’s debut appearance at Eurovision. The artist announced his withdrawal from the…

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Romania: National Finalists for 2019 revealed!

The Romanian broadcaster has now announced the 24 participants of the upcoming Selecția Națională. In total, 126 entries were received by the broadcaster TVR with a pre-selection jury used to reduce the number to 24 semi-finalists. Here is the line-up: 2 Gents – Ielele Aldo Blaga – Your journey Berniceya – The call Claudiu Mirea…

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126 Entries Submitted for the Romanian Eurovision Selection

Earlier in the season, Romanian broadcaster TVR announced that they would be continuing to use a public national final format to select their Eurovision entrant for 2019. The submission period has since closed, and the broadcaster has announced that 126 songs have been submitted. For the show set to take place early next year, there…

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Eurovision 2019: The Submission period in Romania begins!

Once again Romania will be using the format of Selecția Națională to select their Eurovision act for 2019 and now the submission period has begun for artists wishing to compete. Romanian broadcaster TVR have opened the submission period on the TVR website up until the 10th of December, and by the 20th of December, the…

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The Humans say ‘Goodbye’ To Selecția Națională, Hello to Eurovision!

Romania went big for their Eurovision national selection this year, holding a total of 5 semi-finals, where 12 acts performed in each semi-final. Each semi-final was held in a different city to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Union of Transylvania with Romania. Each semi-final saw a total of three acts qualify, as decided by…

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Romania Concludes Their Semi-Finals: Here are the Last Qualifiers!

Over the last month, Romania has been going through their 60 long list of semi-finalists to find their next Eurovision artist, and this week the fifth and final semi-final took place, with the last three qualifiers decided. This week’s semi-final took place in Sighişoara, and as in previous weeks, the decision of who would qualify…

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