Romania’s national selection, Selecția Națională, continues tonight with the 3rd semi final taking place at the national theater Marin Sorescu  in the city of   Craiova . Tonight’s hosts will be  Diana Dumitrescu and Cezar Ouatu (Romania ESC 2013).

Another set of 12 contestants will compete tonight, out of a total of 60 artists:

The 3 songs that will receive the most votes from the jury will qualify to the national final to be held February 25. The jury consists of  Liliana Ștefan ( Lyricist of the ESC 1998 Romanian entry), Viorel Gavrilă (composer), Ilinca Băcilă (Romanian ESC 2017 representative alongside with  Alex Florea), Nicu Patoi (guitarist) and Marian Ionescu (guitarist and member and founder of the group Direcția 5).

Special Guests of the night will be the group  FreeStay, the actor and musician Dan Helciug and the opera singer Mihaela Alexa.

The 3rd semi final of Selecția Națională will begin at 20:00 CET and you can watch it HERE