Romanian selection details announced

Romanian selection details announced
Mandinga on stage in Baku. Photo: Elke Roels (EBU)
Bucharest, Romania -

Today, Romanian broadcaster TVR announced details of their national selection for 2013. In past years they have had a lot of success at the Eurovision Song Contest. Can they keep this momentum going?

From tomorrow broadcaster TVR will open for the submission of entries to their national final, entitled: Selecţia Naţională.

The following details have been announced so far:

  • 14.01 - 03.02: Registration and submission of entries.
  • 06.02 - 14.02: Auditions at TVR studios all over Romania.
  • 18.02: Announcement of Semi-Final line-ups. Minimum of 24 entries, maximum of 28.
  • 23.02: Semi-Final 1.
  • 24.02: Semi-Final 2.
  • 09.03: National Final

This year for the first time, artists from all over Romania are able to submit their entries to local offices of TVR, thereby facilitating access to the competition to many more people.

Romania has had a lot of success in the Eurovision Song Contest in recent years and hopes to continue this success in Malmö in May. In Baku, Mandinga with their song Zaleilah came a respectable 12th place in the Grand Final of the 2012 edition of Europe's favourite TV show.

This year in Malmö, Romania will take part in one of the two Semi-Finals taking place on the 14th and 16th of May. The Grand Final takes place on the 18th of May.


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  • Posted on 24 January 2013 at 19:46
    Does anyone now what artist/artists from our country will participate for the national selection this year? report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24 January 2013 at 19:45
    Does anyone know what artist/artists from our country will participate for the national selection this year? report to the moderator
  • Posted on 23 January 2013 at 14:35
    Thanks people for your kindly words ! love and peace from Romania ! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 17:28
    I can't wait ! <3<3 report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 16:41
    they have really good songs every year ! Go Romania! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 16:21
    Romania I must admit have the good places. 2012 they deserved at least top 10.
    There's loads of Romanian stars like Inna, Alexandra Stan, Akcent, Sunrise Inc etc.
    There loads to send :D report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 14:46
    Thank you very much for your beautiful words, guys! I am from Romania and I have to tell you that I really want Romania to win at least one final. I think we deserve this and I want so bad to watch the Eurovision show live from Bucharest. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 12:36
    Yeeaaahhh!!! One of my roots country & of my favs!!
    I just wanna see Antonia representing Romania one day!. Mandinga was underrated, they deserved TOP 3 or win!!! ♥
    I hope they choose a strong song again and gets into final!! =)
    GO ROMANIA! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 11:56
    i am fan of Romanian entries . hope this is year will be better than previous . can't wait . love u :* report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 11:19
    as i see everybody loves Romania, so am i . bcs they are very good people , smart and kind report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 10:39
    I love Romania: it's my favorite country and I also do love their songs :)
    So that would be awesome to see Inna, Alexandra Stan, DJ Project, Andra, Akcent, Corina, Andreea Balan, Andreea Banica or Tara taking part to the contest. You have such good singers! :P report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 10:00
    Romania is my favorite country not only on ESC . i have been there , it's just paradise , people are so lovely and beautiful :) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 01:32
    i always love your songs Romania !!

    Kisses from Spain ! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 14 January 2013 at 00:28
    Go Romania!

    Romania is my favourite country in the contest and I always like the romanian songs. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 13 January 2013 at 23:16
    Natalia Barbu the best report to the moderator