Moldova: Big show planned for Eurovision selection this evening

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After four new songs for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest were presented yesterday evening, a fifth will be decided before the weekend comes to the end. Moldova will choose their participant for Europe’s favourite television show tonight in their national selection show ‘O melodie pentru Europa’. The show, which will be held from Studio 2 at TRM’s headquarters will begin at 19.30 local time (18.30 CET).

The show will be broadcasted on Moldovan first channel ‘Moldova 1’, international channel ‘TVM International’, online at and for the first time on Over sixty songs were submitted to Moldova’s state broadcaster, Teleradio Moldova (TRM) to take part in their national competition. After two rounds of jury hearings they whittled the number of songs taking part down to 20. Following this, internet voting chose one more finalist to the line up – which you can see below;

Line Up:
01. Ruslan Taranu – Blanche
02. Irina Tarasiuc & MC Gootsa – Save a little sunshine
03. Pasha Parfeny – Lăutar
04. Alexandru Manciu – If you leave
05. Paralela 47 – Arde
06. Ksenya Nikora – You better rush
07. Leria – A ray of sun
08. Cristina Croitoru – Flight for love
09. Mariana Mihăilă – Live on forever
10. MC Mike &Human Place – Moll girl
11. Nicoleta Gavrilita – Crazy little thing
12. Geta Burlacu – Never ever stop
13. Adrian Ursu – Be yourself
14. Doiniţa Gherman – Welcome to Moldova
15. M Studio – Open your eyes
16. Anna Gulko – Ballad of love
17. Transbalcanica – Balkan Riders
18. Dara – Open your eyes
19. Univox – Moody Numbers
20. Akord – Live the show
21. INAYA – Lights

The winner will be decided by combining the viewers votes with those of a professional jury, each having equal input into the result. The jury will be voting on a number of criteria, including the songs composition, the performers’ live singing capabilities, the song’s originality and it’s interpretation. Guests of the show include Eurovision participants Sinplus, representing Switzerland and Ukraine’s singer Gaitana.

Stay Tuned!