The hosts of the show will be none other than Paula Seling & Ovi who achieved Romania's joint best placing in Europe's Favourite TV Show in Oslo in 2010 with the catchy number Playing With Fire.
There were 77 songs submitted in total to broadcaster TVR. These have been whittled down to the final 13 which will compete tonight in the following order of presentation :-
The winning composer will receive a special trophy and also a BMW 3 series car as a prize, as well as the prestige of representing Romania in Düsseldorf. Johnny Logan will be the special guest and chairman of the jury as Romania will choose their winner once again by a mix of professional jury and televoting.
Other special guests who will perform tonight are Eurovision Song Contest veterans Niamh Kavanagh from Ireland and Chiara Siracusa from Malta. Hosts Paula Seling & Ovi are also scheduled to perform in a special mini concert with Niamh and Chiara.
Romania has qualified for the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest every year since the Semi-Final system was introduced in 2004. Their best results to date were third place in the Final on two occasions, firstly in 2005 in Kyiv with Luminita Anghel & Sistem and their song Let Me Try, and again as earlier mentioned in 2010 in Oslo with Paula & Ovi's Playing With Fire.