Poll: Who should win Semi-Final 5 of Selectia Nationala 2018?


After Turda, it’s time to move on to Sighisoara, the last stop in Romania‘s Selectia Nationala 2018. But before we get to the final in Bucharest, we have to sit through Semi-Final 5 this Sunday and we’re asking you to cast your vote in our poll for the favourite among the 12 semi-finalists. Let’s do this!

Sighisoara is a beautifully preserved medieval town in the heart of Transylvania. On Sunday, we should expect to see sweeping shots of the picturesque city, the smallest but also the most beautiful of the five hosts of the Romanian semi-finals.

Established as Schaäsburg by German craftsmen and then known as Segusvar under the Hungarian ruleSighisoara has a rich history dating back to the 12th century, which we hope to see reflected in the fifth semi-final of Romania’s national selection for Eurovision.

The last 12 acts to compete include names that are known to avid Eurofans. Like Sergiu Bolota, who entered last year’s Selectia Nationala with Stig Rästa’s song “We Were Young”, Teodora Dinu, one of Ovidiu Anton‘s backing vocalists, and Cristina Caramarcu, who sang in 2016 with Jukebox and now she has a different band, The HUMANS. Also, Denisa Trofin placed fourth and third at the national selection for Junior Eurovision back in 2007 and 2008, respectively.

In December last year, all the semi-finalists performed their songs at the live auditions, in front of the jury. You can watch and listen to the performances and then cast your vote in the poll below.

SAVE – “All We Need”

Tomer Cohen – “Baby You’re The Only One”

(Performance starts at the 26:31 mark)

Sergiu Bolota – “Every Little Thing”

Dora Gaitanovici – “Fara tine” (Without You)

(Performance starts at the 16:19 mark)

Teodora Dinu – “Fly”

The HUMANS – “Goodbye”

Iliana – “I Won’t Lie”

(Performance starts at the 30:30 mark)

Evermorph – “Live Your Life”

Alexandru Ungureanu – “Sail With Me”

Manuel Chivari – “Somebody To Love”

Maria Suciu – “Sweet Nothing”

(Performance starts at the 27:27 mark)

Denisa Trofin – “Tears”

(Performance starts at the 30:37 mark)

Before the five jury members choose their three finalists, it’s time for you to vote for your favourites. You can vote for as many acts as you want, but you can only do it once, so make it count!

We will reveal your top picks on Sunday, before Semi-Final 5 of Selectia Nationala 2018 is aired, so make sure you cast your vote before Sunday morning at 11:00 CET.

After you vote, please feel free to defend your choice in the comments section below!