Moldova: “O Melodie Pentru Europa” rescheduled to March 2
Teleradio Moldova (TRM) has rescheduled the date for its national selection “O Melodie Pentru Europa” one day earlier than originally planned, from March 3rd to March 2nd. Ten acts will be competing to represent Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on March 2nd.
After a round of live auditions in front of a jury in early February, TRM had named the ten artists for the final of “O Melodie Pentru Europa” and announced the cancellation of the semi-final that was to be held on March 2nd. The grand final of the Moldovan was set to take place on March 3rd, but was now moved to Saturday, March 2nd.
The 10 artists and songs competing at the final of “O Melodie Pentru Europa” are:
- Anna Odobescu – “Stay”
- Aurel Chirtoacă – “La cinema (At the cinema)”
- Tinna Gi – “Virus”
- Diana Brescan – “Lies”
- Siaj – “Olimp (Olympus)”
- Lemonique – “GravitTy”
- Maxim Zavidia – “I will not surrender”
- Marcela Scripcaru – “Meteor”
- Che MD – “Sub Pămînt”
- Vera Țurcanu – “Cold”
Moldova participated for the first time in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 and has been continuously participating since then. The best position the country has received so far is the third place in 2017 with Sunstroke Project and their song “Hey Mama”. Last year the group DoReDos represented Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon with their song “My Lucky Day”. At the Grand Final, they placed 10th with 209 points.