Before the year came to a close, Romania’s broadcaster TVR released all the Selecția Națională 2023 songs on YouTube. Four of the competing songs have also been released on streaming services.
Who is competing in Selecția Națională 2023?
You can see the competing Selecția Națională 2023 songs here. You can listen to them by clicking on the links in the table. The running order was revealed by TVR last month.
|Running Order||Artist||Song Title||Songwriters|
|1||Deiona||“Call on Me”||TBA|
|2||Andrada Popa||“No Time for Me”||Andrada Popa, Ciprian Lemnaru|
|3||Ocean Drive||“Take You Home”||Alin Mihai Dunca, Andrei Glad Condor, Cătălin Peter, Czol Laszlo, David Andrei Dragoș|
|6||Theodor Andrei||“D.G.T. (Off and on)”||Theodor Andrei, Luca De Mezzo, Xjahed, Luca Udățeanu|
|Steven Roho x Gabriella x Formaţia Albatros||“Lele”||Alex Rosu, Formația Albatros, Gabriela Lazar|
|Aledaida||“Bla Bla Bla”||Ellis Sportel, Liam Erixon, Emilija Jokubaitytė, Andrei Mihai|
|Maryliss||“Hai vino”||Maria Avramescu|
|JaxMan (Erin Dăneţ)||“Bad&Cool”||TBA|
|Andreea D Folclor Orchestra||“Periniţa mea”||Silviu Păduraru, Andreea Păduraru|
What we know about Selecția Națională 2023
We already know that Selecția Națională 2023 will take place on Saturday, February 11th at TVR Studios in Bucharest. The public will have full say on who will represent Romania at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. Voting will be done with a combination of televoting and app voting.
Check out our Selecția Națională 2023 playlist
You can listen to the three fully released songs on Spotify by checking our our playlist below, we will add to this as more songs from the National Final are released.
Romania’s Eurovision journey
Romania joined the Eurovision family in the Eastern wave of enlargement, making their debut in 1994. Their entry – Dan Bittman’s “Dincolo de nori” – finished in 21st place with a total of 14 points. At the introduction of semi-finals, Romania found their stride and were present in every Eurovision final until 2018. Romania’s best result is third place, scored twice in 2005 and 2010 respectively.
In 2022, Romania was represented by WRS with his song – “Llámame”. Performning at the second semi-final in Turin, Romania qualified for the final for the first time since 2017. At the close of voting in the final, Romania finished 18th in a field of 25, scoring 65 points.
What do you make of the songs from Romania? Will you be watching Selecția Națională 2023? Who do you think stands a chance of representing Romania in Liverpool? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok as we look ahead to Eurovision 2023!
News Source: TVR
Photo Credit: EBU/Nathan Reinds