Romania’s Selectia Nationala 2016 kicked off tonight with the semi-final show in Baia Mare, which saw six acts advance to the national final on Sunday. The expert jury selected four acts, while the viewers saved two more. In the final, the viewers will have full control over who wins the ticket to Stockholm. But until then, let’s meet the six finalists!
Ovidiu Anton – “Moment 0f Silence”
Ovidiu put on a spectacular show and moved the jury to tears. They awarded him their top score of 54/60 points, ensuring him a place in the final.
Dream Walkers – “Let It Shine”
Their vocals shone through and the jury gave them 47/60 points and a chance to impress again on Sunday.
Florena – “Behind The Shadows”
Sixteen-year old Florena wowed the audience and the jury with her performance, but it was the jury that chose her to repeat it on Sunday, putting her in their top four with 44/60 points.
M I H A I – “Paradisio”
With a flashy show that included fluorescent robots, M I H A I ‘s “Paradisio” was selected by the jury to go through as well, giving him 33/60 points.
Vanotek feat. The Code and Georgian – “I’m Coming Home”
The boys put on a great show earned the top score from the public vote, ensuring they were saved for the final.
Doru Todorut feat. Irina Baiant – “The Voice”
Although first to sing on the Baia Mare stage, the pop-opera pair was chosen by the public to perform an encore on Sunday.
The other six acts who are now packing their bags are Andra Olteanu, Irina Popa, Jukebox, Mihai Bajnaru, Gasca De Acasa, and Xandra.
On Sunday, the winner will be chosen from the six finalists by 100% televote.
What do you think about the results of Romania’s Selectia Nationala semi-final? Did your favourites go through? Sound off below!