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Cezar takes it home for Romania

09 March 2013 at 23:48 CET

There are countless superlatives to describe the quality of tonight's show from Bucharest, and after the twelve acts had performed their entries there could only be one winner: Cezar will represent Romania at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö with the song It's My Life

You can watch Romania's song below!

Watch it again!

As with many of this year's national finals, you can watch the final of Selecția Națională 2013 again via our WebTV. So whether you missed the live show or just want to watch it again, all you need to do is sit back relax and enjoy our high-quality stream. 

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The Line-Up

The line up for tonight's show can be seen below (winner in bold):

  1. Casa Presei - Un refren
  2. Narcis Iustin Ianău - Seven
  3. FreeStay - Criminal Mind
  4. Elena Cârstea Muttart - Spinning
  5. Luminița Anghel - Unique
  6. Ovidiu Anton - Run away with me
  7. Cezar - It's My Life
  8. Cristian Prăjescu - The Best Thing In Life Is To Love
  9. Electric Fence - Emilia
  10. Al Mike feat. Renee Santana - What Is Love
  11. Tudor Turcu - Hello
  12. Andrei Leonte - Paralysed

Final ranking

Cezar got the highest number of televoting points, and from the jury he got 8 points. When the votes were combined he turned out the winner. Here you can see the final scoreboard (jury and televotes):

What now for Romania?

Earlier this year Romania was drawn into the second half of the second Semi-Final so Cezar will therefore participate on the the 16th of May when the second Semi-Final kicks off at the Malmö Arena in Malmö, Sweden. 

Since 1994, when Romania first entered Europe's favourite TV show, it has had a lot of success, but has never won until now. Could tonight's result be the start of something spectacular? We'll soon find out!