The submission window for “Selecția Națională 2023” closed on the 11th of December 2022. Romanian broadcaster TVR released an official statement regarding the selection process.
According to the statement, 84 entries were submitted for the selection process. Last year, 94 songs were submitted for the selection process.
Both Romanians but also foreign citizens can take part in the contest without any restrection on the nationality of the composer or the singer(s) of a song. These songs will now be listened to between December 14th and December 16th by a jury of experienced professionals. They are:
- Sebastien Ferenţ (Festival Director)
- Laura Coroianu (Founder of a concern organisation company)
- Bogdan Stratula (Radio/TV Director)
- John Varbiu (Festival Founder)
- Alin Vaida (Festival Director)
- Mihai Predescu (Head of Delegation)
Selecția Națională 2023 will take place in February 11, with the Romanian viewers being the only ones who will vote, either by sms votes or via online voting.
The previous winner of Selecția Națională and Romania’s representative in Eurovision 2022 was WRS with the song “Llámame“ and ended up in 18th place in the Grand Final, while also bringing his country back to the final after three consequtive non-qualifications.
Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Romanian participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, in Liverpool!