Natalia BarbuMoldova has concluded the all-important final of its 'Etapa Națională' pre-selection, meaning the country now has its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Natalia Barbu will fly the Moldovan flag in Sweden with 'In The Middle'.
Natalia, the winner of Etapa Națională, will be Moldova's 20th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, following its debut in 2005.
The rock and pop singer has previously represented Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, with the song Fight. In Helsinki she placed an impressive 10th, with 109 points.
As well as being a singer, Natalia Barbu is also a songwriter, composing the lyrics for most of her songs herself. One of her biggest musical successes to date has been the release of her single My Angel, in Romania. The song was number 1 in the Romanian Top 100 for 11 weeks.