Moldova Ready For National Final With 25 Contestants

Today the Moldavian jury held a live audition for the  57 contestants that advanced from the preliminary selection phase. The jury has selected 25 finalists for the Moldavian national selection for Eurovision 2011, which will be held on the 26th of February. Among the finalists are Natalia Barbu (2007)and Zdob si Zdub (2005).

A special jury consisting of 9 members (singers, composers, TV producers and editiors) had chosen 25 candidates for the Eurovision  final in Moldova. 57 contestants out of an original 60 were chosen to proceed to the second round held today in front of the jury. Candidates had to impress the jury with their live vocal technique and song interpretation. The selection critera were : vocal ability and live performance, composition and originality of the song in addition to compliance requirements with the selection rules. The final results were certified by a public notary.

After more than six hours of deliberation, the organizers TRM (Moldavian national broadcaster) and ORANGE (oficial partner) have announced the 25 finalists. These are :


1. Anisoara BalmusYou and I

2. Aurel ChirtoacaInca Indragostit (Still in Love)

3. Boris Covali & Cristina CroitoruBreak it Up

4. Corina CuniucSi tac 

5. Dana MarchitanLucky You, Lucky Me

6. Diana StaverLove Song

7. Doinita GhermanViata (Life)

8. Formatia "Ion Krasnopolski"Cu Fanfara Pana Dimineata

9. KarizmaWhen Life is Grey

10. Katrina Solo Por Tu Amor  

11. Latisev DenisIs My First Dance With You

12. Mariana MihailaMi Rey!

13. MilleniumIn Memoriam

14. M-StudioNight Reflection

15. Natalia BarbuLet’s Jazz

16. NatanDaca Dragoste Mai E

17. Nicoleta GavrilitaJust Your Friend

18. OdryDoina, Dor Nemarginit

19. Pasha ParfenyDorule

20. Ruslan TaranuLumina Mea

21. Scarlat CristinaEveryday Will Be Your Day

22. Valeria TarasovaThis Is My Life

23. Volosenco AdrianaI Can Win The Game

24. Zdob si ZdubSo lucky

25. Vadim Luchin & Tamaz DjcarcavaAlways


You can listen to the finalists’ songs here :

The national final of Moldova will be held on the 26th of February. We will soon bring you further details about the event.


Source: TRM
Read more in the news archive

Liked what you've read? Subscribe to our Eurovision news!