14, 16 & 18 May 2019

ESC2018

Moldova made its debut at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005, placing sixth with its first ever entry, Bunica Bate Toba performed by Zdob și Zdub.

In total Moldova has appeared in the Grand Final on nine occasions and in 2017 SunStroke Project took the country to the top three in the Grand Final for the first time ever.
In 2010 Sergey Stepanov, also from the band SunStroke Project, became an internet phenomenon when his solo saxophone performance went viral, he became known as the Epic Sax Guy.

Facts

First participation
2005 (Zdob si Zdub)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Moldova
Capital
Chișinău

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Kyiv 2005Zdob si ZdubBoonika Bate Toba
Semi-Final2072
Grand Final1486
Athens 2006Arsenium & Natalia GordienkoLoca
Grand Final2220
Helsinki 2007Natalia BarbuFight
Semi-Final9110
Grand Final10910
Belgrade 2008Geta BurlacuA Century Of Love
First Semi-Final3612
Moscow 2009Nelly CiobanuHora Din Moldova
Second Semi-Final1065
Grand Final6914
Oslo 2010Sunstroke Project & Olia TiraRun Away
Grand Final2722
First Semi-Final5210
Düsseldorf 2011Zdob și ZdubSo Lucky
Second Semi-Final5410
Grand Final9712
Baku 2012Pasha ParfenyLăutar
First Semi-Final1005
Grand Final8111
Malmö 2013Aliona MoonO Mie
Grand Final7111
First Semi-Final954
Copenhagen 2014Cristina ScarlatWild Soul
First Semi-Final1316
Vienna 2015Eduard RomanyutaI Want Your Love
First Semi-Final4111
Stockholm 2016Lidia IsacFalling Stars
First Semi-Final3317
Kyiv 2017Sunstroke ProjectHey Mamma
First Semi-Final2912
Grand Final3743
Lisbon 2018DoReDoSMy Lucky Day
Second Semi-Final2353
Grand Final20910

Moldova made its debut at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005, placing sixth with its first ever entry, Bunica Bate Toba performed by Zdob și Zdub.

In total Moldova has appeared in the Grand Final on nine occasions and in 2017 SunStroke Project took the country to the top three in the Grand Final for the first time ever.
In 2010 Sergey Stepanov, also from the band SunStroke Project, became an internet phenomenon when his solo saxophone performance went viral, he became known as the Epic Sax Guy.

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Moldova
Capital
Chișinău

Facts

First participation
2005 (Zdob si Zdub)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Kyiv 2005Zdob si ZdubBoonika Bate Toba
Semi-Final2072
Grand Final1486
Athens 2006Arsenium & Natalia GordienkoLoca
Grand Final2220
Helsinki 2007Natalia BarbuFight
Semi-Final9110
Grand Final10910
Belgrade 2008Geta BurlacuA Century Of Love
First Semi-Final3612
Moscow 2009Nelly CiobanuHora Din Moldova
Second Semi-Final1065
Grand Final6914
Oslo 2010Sunstroke Project & Olia TiraRun Away
Grand Final2722
First Semi-Final5210
Düsseldorf 2011Zdob și ZdubSo Lucky
Second Semi-Final5410
Grand Final9712
Baku 2012Pasha ParfenyLăutar
First Semi-Final1005
Grand Final8111
Malmö 2013Aliona MoonO Mie
Grand Final7111
First Semi-Final954
Copenhagen 2014Cristina ScarlatWild Soul
First Semi-Final1316
Vienna 2015Eduard RomanyutaI Want Your Love
First Semi-Final4111
Stockholm 2016Lidia IsacFalling Stars
First Semi-Final3317
Kyiv 2017Sunstroke ProjectHey Mamma
First Semi-Final2912
Grand Final3743
Lisbon 2018DoReDoSMy Lucky Day
Second Semi-Final2353
Grand Final20910

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Moldova
Capital
Chișinău

Facts

First participation
2005 (Zdob si Zdub)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

Moldova made its debut at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005, placing sixth with its first ever entry, Bunica Bate Toba performed by Zdob și Zdub.

In total Moldova has appeared in the Grand Final on nine occasions and in 2017 SunStroke Project took the country to the top three in the Grand Final for the first time ever.
In 2010 Sergey Stepanov, also from the band SunStroke Project, became an internet phenomenon when his solo saxophone performance went viral, he became known as the Epic Sax Guy.

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Kyiv 2005Zdob si ZdubBoonika Bate Toba
Semi-Final2072
Grand Final1486
Athens 2006Arsenium & Natalia GordienkoLoca
Grand Final2220
Helsinki 2007Natalia BarbuFight
Semi-Final9110
Grand Final10910
Belgrade 2008Geta BurlacuA Century Of Love
First Semi-Final3612
Moscow 2009Nelly CiobanuHora Din Moldova
Second Semi-Final1065
Grand Final6914
Oslo 2010Sunstroke Project & Olia TiraRun Away
Grand Final2722
First Semi-Final5210
Düsseldorf 2011Zdob și ZdubSo Lucky
Second Semi-Final5410
Grand Final9712
Baku 2012Pasha ParfenyLăutar
First Semi-Final1005
Grand Final8111
Malmö 2013Aliona MoonO Mie
Grand Final7111
First Semi-Final954
Copenhagen 2014Cristina ScarlatWild Soul
First Semi-Final1316
Vienna 2015Eduard RomanyutaI Want Your Love
First Semi-Final4111
Stockholm 2016Lidia IsacFalling Stars
First Semi-Final3317
Kyiv 2017Sunstroke ProjectHey Mamma
First Semi-Final2912
Grand Final3743
Lisbon 2018DoReDoSMy Lucky Day
Second Semi-Final2353
Grand Final20910