Romania’s most recent edition of Selectia Nationala included a semi-final with twenty songs. But for Eurovision 2023, they’re cutting things down. Selectia Nationala 2023 will feature just 12 acts in a grand final, that is scheduled for February 11.
Writing on their official web site, the broadcaster confirmed that it will accept song submissions between November 14 and December 11.
Then a professional jury consisting of — at most — seven people will evaluate the songs and decide on the dirty dozen for the show. They will listen to the songs between December 14 and December 16.
Songwriters do not have to have found an artist. They can submit demo versions that do not include a singer. If the song is selected, TVR will suggest potential artists to the songwriting team.
As we previously reported, the winner will be selected by 100% televote. There will be no jury.
Many fans have speculated that this could be a reaction to tensions from Selectia Nationala 2022, as the jury and televoters did not agree.
Dora Gaitanovici won the televote, but placed sixth with the jury, ultimately losing to jury fave WRS.
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