Sighisoara – Romania: The fifth semifinal of Selection National 2018 is over. Sighisoara is a town near the Târnava Mare river. It is located in the historical area of Transylvania. Presenters of the evening that started at 20:00 CET  were once again Diana Dumitrescu and Cezar Ouatu.  

The 12 acts of the 5th semi final were:

  1. Alexandru Ungureanu – Sail with Me
  2. Denisa Trofin – Tears
  3. Dora Găitanovici – Fără tine
  4. Evermorph – Live Your Life
  5. The Humans – Goodbye
  6. Iliana – I Won’t Lie
  7. Manuel Chivari – Somebody to Love
  8. Maria Suciu – Sweet Nothing
  9. SAVE – All We Need
  10. Sergiu Bolotă – Every Little Thing
  11. Teodora Dinu – Fly
  12. Tomer Cohen – Baby You’re the Only One

Judges were Liliana Ştefan (lyricist of the Romanian participation in Eurovision 1998), Viorel Gavrilă (conductor – composer), Ilinca Băcilă (Romanian representative in 2017 with Alex Florea), Nicu Patoi (guitarist) and Marian Ionescu (composer and founder of the Direction 5 band). From each semi-final, only the three songs with the most votes from the jury moved on to the Final show. 

The 3 songs that are in the Final from this show are:

  1. The Humans – Goodbye
  2. Teodora Dinu – Fly
  3. Dora Găitanovici – Fără tine

After tonight’s show, the full playlist of Selectia Nationala 2018 Final are:

  1. Alexia & Matei – Walking on water
  2. Echoes – Mirror
  3. Eduard Santha – Mesom romales
  4. Jukebox feat Bella Santiago – Auzi cum bate
  5. MIHAI – Heaven
  6. RAFAEL & ANDY – We are one  
  7. XANDRA – Try
  8. Erminio Sinni & Titziana Camelin – All The Love Away
  9. VYROS – La La La
  10. Claudia Andas – The One
  11. TIRI – Deșert de sentimente
  12. Feli – Bună de iubit
  13. The Humans – Goodbye
  14. Teodora Dinu – Fly
  15. Dora Găitanovici – Fără tine