UPDATE: Hayley Evettes has decided to withdraw from the Romanian Selecţia Naţională after getting injured. Among the twelve hopefuls remains Mihai Tristariu, who represented Romania in 2006 with his song ‘Tornero’ and reached 4th place that year.
The semi final will take place on March 4th, and will determine which six songs will make it through to the final two days later. Both shows will be broadcast live from Baia Mare. Hayley Evetts who had been selected to participate in Romania’s Eurovision 2016 has withdrawn from the contest. The singer has been replaced by Gaşca de acasă with the song “Tu eşti povestea”.
These are the twelve songs in the Romanian semi final. Listen to the songs by clicking on the names!
- Andra Olteanu – Nai Nai
- Doru Todorut feat. Irina Baiant – The Voice
- Dream Walkers – Let It Shine
- Florena – Behind the Shadows
- Gaşca de acasă – Tu eşti povestea
- Irina Popa – Lasă-mă, eu te las
- Jukebox – Come On Everybody
- Mihai Bajinaru – Never Too Late
- Mihai Traistariu – Paradisio
- Ovidiu Anton – Moment of Silence
- Vanotek feat. The Code & Georgian – I’m Coming Home
- Xandra – Superhuman
Mihai Tristariu as mentioned reached 4th place at Eurovision 2006, Hayley Evetts finished 5th in the UK’s Pop Idol in 2002. Romania will participate in the Second Semi Final on Thursday 12th May.