Moldova: Second semi-final qualifiers
The second semi-final of the Moldovan national selection was held tonight, with another seven qualifiers completing the line-up of the national final, to be held on Saturday. The decision was taken jointly by the TV public and an expert jury.
Twelve acts competed in tonight's second semi-final in Moldova, which was hosted by Cătălin Josan and Evelina Vîrlan.
As a special guest of the show, Geta Burlacu, the Moldovan representative in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest performed. After that, the Russian 2013 Eurovision singer, Dina Garipova, presented her entry What If to the Moldovan public.
A 50/50 combination of televoting and the votes of an expert jury then determined the seven qualifiers, who will get a chance to fight for the ticket to Malmö on Saturday.
This is the line-up of tonight's show (in order of appearance, televoting+jury points in brackets, qualifiers in bold):
- Tatiana Heghea - A Brighter Day (12+4=16 points)
- Aurel Chirtoacă - Iartă-Mă (3+6=9 points)
- Inaya - I Need You Now (0+3=3 points)
- Anna Gulko - Somebody Else (5+5=10 points)
- Valeria Paşa - Show Me Your Feelings (4+2=6 points)
- Nicoleta Gavriliţă - Freaky Thong (6+7=13 points)
- Irina Tarasiuk - Dancing Hearts (1+1=2 points)
- FireLove - Just Smile (0 points)
- Irina Kitoroagă - L.o.v.e. Love (2+8=10 points)
- Cristina Scarlat - I Pray (8+12=20 points)
- Alexandru Sendrea - In My Head (7+0=7 points)
- Cristina Croitoru & Karizma - Never Fall Again (10+10=20 points)
All the finalists
The fourteen winning entries of the two semi-finals will be performed again in the Moldovan national final. This is the complete line-up:
- Cristina V & Glam Girls - Celebrate
- Boris Covali - Runaways
- Cristina Croitoru & Karizma - Never Fall Again
- Svetlana Bogdanova - Conquer My Heart
- Nicoleta Gavriliţă - Freaky Thong
- Aurel Chirtoacă - Iartă-Mă
- Irina Kitoroagă - L.o.v.e. Love
- Anna Gulko - Somebody Else
- Vitalie Negruţa - You'll Be Mine
- Cristina Scarlat - I Pray
- Doiniţa Gherman - Planeta e un rai
- Tatiana Heghea - A Brighter Day
- Felicia Dunaf - Codename Felice
- Aliona Moon - A Million
The final will be broadcast live on Eurovision.tv's WebTV Player on Saturday March 16th, starting at 19:00 CET - don't miss it!