Tonight, on the 18th of February, fifth Selecția Națională semifinal took place in the city of Sighișoara. There were 12 acts performing and three of them advanced to the national final. The results are based solemnly on the juries decision, that is 100% on the jury voting.
The fifth semi of Selecția Națională (qualifiers are green):
- SAVE – All we need
- Tomher Cohen – Baby you’re the only one
- Sergiu Bolota – Every little thing
- Dora Gaitanovici – Fără tine (Third place)
- Teodora Dinu – Fly (Second place)
- The Humans – Goodbye (First place)
- Iliana – I won’t lie
- Evermorph – Live your life
- Alexandru Ungureanu – Sail with me
- Manuel Chivari – Somebody to love
- Maria Suciu – Sweet nothing
- Denisa Trofin – Tears
The final so far:
Below are the finalists from the first, second, third and fourth semi-final. The winner of each semi final are in bold. Xandra and Erminio & Titziana both scored same amount of points in the third semifinal, so they share the first place.
- Alexia & Matei – Walking On Water
- Claudia Andas – The one
- Echoes – Mirror
- Eduard Santha – Me Som Romales
- Erminio Sinni & Titziana Camelin – All The Love Away
- Feli – Bună de iubit
- Jukebox feat Bella Santiago – Auzi Cum Bate
- MIHAI – Heaven
- RAFAEL & FRIENDS – We Are One
- TIRI – Deşert de sentimente
- VYROS – “La La La”
- Xandra – “Try”
The final of Selecția Națională will take place on the 25th of February, where these fifteen qualifiers will perform. Stay tuned on next Sunday! ESCXTRA will be following it and reporting the result.
Romania in Eurovision
Romania has been part of Eurovision since 1994 and this will be their 19th time to take part. Their best results so far in the contest are from 2005 and 2010, where they reached the third place. In 2005 Luminita Anghel & Sistem perfomed the song “Let Me Try” in Kyiv, Ukraine.
What are your thoughts the qualifiers so far? Did you favorite make it? Share your opinion on the comments below or on social media @ESCXTRA