The Romanian national final dates of  Selectia Nationala 2019 were revealed by TVR while the country has a new head of Delegation for Tel Aviv.

NATIONAL FINAL DATES

Following Dan Bittman’s withdrawal from the national selection a total of 23 remaining act will compete in the national final in order to represent Romania in the upcoming Eurovision song contest in  Tel Aviv. The two semi finals will take place on January 27 January  and 10 February in Iasi and Arad respectively, while the grand final Selectia Nationala is set to take place on February 17 in Bucharest.

This year’s national final will see some changes while the public will have a say in both semi finals and an international jury will determine the final outcome by 50%. 

THE NEW HEAD OF DELEGATION

Apart from the national final details, the Romanian broadcaster, TVR, has appointed a new had of delegation,  Smaranda Vornicu-Shalit. Smaranda was involved in the successful International festival Cerbul de Aur which takes place in the city of Brasov. Smaranda herself stated:

To be nominated as part of the TVR team for the Eurovision 2019 project is an honor and a great responsibility. I wish that the experience gained on the occasion of the Golden Stag International Festival be supported by this shared dream of us, whether we are talking about artists and fans, the general public and the organizers. We all want the best possible outcome for Romania in the finals in Tel Aviv!

You can remember the 23 competing entries on the following Youtube playlist: