Romania: Ovidiu Anton goes to Stockholm

Ovidiu Anton has won Selecţia Naţională 2016 and will represent Romania in Stockholm later this year. His pop-rock entry “Moment of Silence” won by ?? points.

Selecţia Naţională 2016 was broadcast live from Sala Sporturilor in Baia Mare. 50% jury and 50% tele-vote decided that Ovidiu Anton will represent Romania with the entry “Moment of Silence”.

Ovidiu Anton found fame within the Romanian version of X Factor after several attempts to represent Romania in Eurovision he has won with a landslide victory and praise from jurors for his entry.

Romanian national final – Results:

  1. Ovidiu Anton – Moment of Silence
  2. Vanotek feat. The Code & Georgian – I’m Coming Home
  3. Florena – Behind the Shadows
  4. Dream Walkers – Let It Shine
  5. Mihai – Paradisio
  6. Doru Todoruț feat. Irina Baianț – The Voice

Interval acts include Cezar Ouatu who performed the ESC 2014 winning song “Rise Like a Phoenix” and also spoke in support of people regardless of sexual orientation when its in regards to music. Lidia Isac, the 2016 Moldovan representative also performed her winning entry “Falling Stars”.