In a surprise move, most likely meant to give artists time to prepare for the two semi-finals next weekend, Romanian broadcaster TVR has released the list of semi-finalists four days earlier than expected.
Paula Seling, the gorgeous Romanian singer who finished third in Oslo together with Ovi, surprised her fans this week with her brand new album “One Mile Of Words”. You can listen to the eight-track digital record here.
It’s only been seven days since the deadline for song submissions in Romania, but the level of excitement among Eurovision fans is already sky-high. A plethora of talented artists have revealed their songs, and you can listen to all of them here.
I know. I also had a mini-heart attack when I read Romanian broadcaster TVR’s attention-grabbing headline. Alas, they are actually talking about the national semifinals and final being hosted by a two-female, two-male team consisting of Paula Seling and Ovi, and comedian Marius Rizea and my personal favourite Andreea Banica.
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.