Dan Manoliu, chief of the Romanian Eurovision committee, announced that 135 songs were sent to Romanian broadcaster TVR by February 3, the last day of submissions. This exceeds last year’s number by 37 songs.
The Romanian broadcaster TVR announced today that songwriters can submit their compositions for the national selection between 14 January and 3 February.
Romania’s participation in Eurovision is a surprisingly sensitive issue. On the one hand, we have the ever-harsh Romanian press, who inexplicably ask, “Why does Romania still participate in Eurovision?” They cite our country’s “poor record” in the contest and last year’s “failure” when Mandinga placed “only” twelfth in the final. And then there’s the economic […]
Natalia Barbu, the beautiful singer from Moldova who placed 10th at Eurovision 2007, has a confession to make. More specifically, she has announced that she will contest the 2013 Romanian National Selection with the ballad “Confession.” She is the first artist in the race to represent Romania at Eurovision 2013.
Club de Mandinga, the latest album from Romania’s 2012 Eurovision contestants, was released in Romania, Hungary and Moldova in May. The album climbed the charts in those territories, and it’s now set for an international release in early 2013. Is it worth your euros?
Paula Seling & Ovi, Luminta Anghel & Sistem, and Mihai Traistariu have all shown that Romania has what it takes to crack the top five at Eurovision. As national selection season revs up, our Colorado correspondent David crosses his fingers and hopes that one of the following acts will fly the Romanian flag in Malmö.
It’s official. Loreen’s Eurovision hit “Euphoria” simply shouldn’t be covered at X Factor competitions throughout Europe.
Last night David Bryan, who represented Romania at Eurovision 2011 with his band Hotel FM, took part in the blind auditions of “The Voice of Romania”. The “Change” singer wowed the coaches and set a new record: within five seconds of belting out “It Will Rain” by Bruno Mars, three coaches slammed their buzzers and […]