Archive | Romania

Romania: Mihai Trăistariu passes the audition round with 14 others

Mihai Trăistariu has made it to the list of the lucky 15 acts that will take part in the Romanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Trăistariu represented Romania before in Eurovision 2006.

Read the full story

Posted in Homepage, Romania0 Comments

Romania: Luminiţa, Paula and Ovi in the jury

The jury of the Romanian National Selection 2017 will be made up of former participants and composers, such as Luminiţa Anghel, Ovi Jacobsen, Adrian Romcescu, Paula Seling and Andrei Tudor.

Read the full story

Posted in Homepage, Romania0 Comments

Romania: Mihai Trăistariu tries to qualify for national final again

Mihai Trăistariu is amongst the 84 artists that have applied to take part in the national final of Selecţia Naţională in Romania. Trăistariu represented Romania in Eurovision 2006.

Read the full story

Posted in Homepage, Romania1 Comment

Romania: Ovidiu Anton returns in preselection as guest performer

Ovidiu Anton, the winner of the national final in Romania in 2016, comes back on the Eurovision stage. The artist will have a guest performance on the 26th of February, in the semi-final of the competition. He will sing a couple of songs, including ‘Moment of Silence‘.

Read the full story

Posted in Homepage, Romania0 Comments

Romania: Same format used for comeback entry in Kiev

Romania will return to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev and will use the same format as they have done in recent years. There will be a semi final on the 26nd of February and a national final on the 5th of March.

Read the full story

Posted in Kiev 2017, Romania0 Comments

Romania: EBU concerned about funding broadcaster TVR

The EBU is deeply concerned by the proposal to abolish the licence fee in Romania. The proposal is part of a broader plan to reduce taxes ahead of the upcoming elections.

Read the full story

Posted in Kiev 2017, Homepage, Romania0 Comments

Romania: “Road is clear for participation in Kiev”

Romania can and will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. Irina Radu, director of the Romanian national broadcaster TVR, has stated this to press agency Agerpres. Romania was suspended from Eurovision 2016 at the last moment due to payment problems with the EBU.

Read the full story

Posted in Kiev 2017, Homepage, Romania0 Comments

Web TV: How can poorer countries book good results

A record amount of 43 countries would have taken part in Eurovision 2016, but Romania was disqualified from the contest. Broadcaster TVR has some high debts with the EBU, and they were therefore excluded at the last minute. Their financial problems are not unique.

Read the full story

Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Croatia, Czech Republic, Moldova, Romania, San Marino

EBU: “Romania definitely not participating in 2016”

After the news that Romanian private broadcaster PRO TV was willing to take over broadcasting rights for Romania and allow Ovidiu Anton to participate in Eurovision 2016. EBU have confirmed to ESCDaily that Romania will still “definitely not participate” in Eurovision 2016.

Read the full story

Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Romania

EBU: ‘We wanted to give Romania maximum time’

The late decision to expell Romania from taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 has not been received well by fans of the contest on Social Media. The European Broadcasting Union has replied to many questions about the timing surrounding this decision: “We wanted to give maximum time to come to agreement

Read the full story

Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Romania

________________________________________________ Check out our partner websites:
  • Eurovision.tv (Official website)
  • European Broadcasting Union
  • Songfestival.be (Dutch)
  • ESF Magazine (Dutch)
  • Sofabet.com
  • ESCTips
  • ESC Insight
  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.