Romania joins Belgium, Denmark, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Wales as non-returning countries for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year.
Romania’s last entry to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was in 2009, with Ioana Bianca Anuța performing “Ai puterea în mâna ta” and finishing last with 19 points. Their best result was 4th in 2004 when Noni Răzvan Ene competed with the song “Îți mulțumesc”. Romania were one of the original 16 countries to take part in the first ever Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2003.
TVR confirmed to several sources that they will not be returning for the contest this year being held in Nice, France.
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