Friday, March 4, 2016

Romania: Tonight! "Selecţia Naţională" - Semi-Final

The Romanian national selection of "Selecţia Naţională" kicks off tonight in Baia Marewith the Semi-Final. There are 12 contestants in the battle to get one of the tickets for the national final, which takes place on Sunday, 6th March 2016. The show will be hosted by Cornel Ilie, Ioana Voicu & Jo.

"Selecţia Naţională" - Semi-Final

  1. Doru Todorut feat. Irina Baiant – "The Voice"
  2. Andra Olteanu – "Nai Nai"
  3. Dream Walkers – "Let It Shine"
  4. Irina Popa – "Lasă-mă, eu te las"
  5. Jukebox – "Come On Everybody"
  6. Mihai Bajinaru – "Never Too Late"
  7. Vanotek feat. The Code & Georgian – "I’m Coming Home"
  8. Mihai – "Paradisio"
  9. Florena – "Behind the Shadows"
  10. Gaşca de acasă - "Tu ești povestea"
  11. Ovidiu Anton – "Moment of Silence"
  12. Xandra - "Superhuman"
All entries can be listened on the TVR playlist on youtube:
One of the contestants in tonights show is Mihai Traistariu, who already represented Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with "Tornero". Will he return to Eurovision with this years entry "Paradisio"?

The Sem-Final of "Selecţia Naţională" starts tonight at 7:30 pm (cet) and can be followed here:

"Selecţia Naţională 2016"

  • 18.01. - 07.02.2016: Song Submission
  • 04.03.2016: Semi-Final
  • 06.03.2016: National Final
Voltaj represented Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna with the song "De la capăt / All Over Again". They ended on 15th place in the Eurovision final.


The winner of "Selecţia Naţională" will be honored to represent Romania in the second half of the second Semi-Final on 12th May 2016 in Stockholm. Who should represent Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Sweden?

Read more about Eurovision Romania here: