Romanian semifinalists for Eurovision revealed

TVR has just announced the acts that will perform in the live shows of «Selecţia Naţională». After several rounds including live auditions, 15 candidates will compete for the right to represent Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

All semifinalists were decided after live auditions held last months where the initial 71 candidates were judged by a professional jury panel, made up of Luminiţa Anghel, Ovi Jacobsen, Adrian Romcescu, Paula Seling and Andrei Tudor. It was a hard long decision for all the judges, but we finally have the acts shortlisted for the live stage of the Romanian selection:

  1. Cristina Vasiu – Set the Skies on Fire
  2. Elize&No Stress – Fara Bariere
  3. Tudor Turcu – Limitless
  4. Ramona Nerra – Save Me
  5. Ana Maria Mirica – Spune-mi Tu
  6. Instinct – Petale
  7. D-lema – Adventure
  8. Ilinca ft. Alex Florea – Yodel It
  9. Tavi Colen & Emma – We own the night
  10. Zanga – Doua sticle
  11. Maxim – Adu-ti aminte
  12. Eduard Santha – Wild Child
  13. MIHAI (Mihai Traistariu) – I won’t surrender
  14. Alexandra Craescu – Hope
  15. Xandra (Alexandra Sipos) – Walk on by

«Selecţia Naţională» will kick off on February 26 and it will consist of two shows, a semi-final and a grand final set to take place on March 5. The winner will be selected by jury and public vote, the professional jury panel will choose the finalists through the semi-final while the final winner will be decided by 100% televote.