Tonight from 20:00 CET 16 of these will compete in the first of two Semi-Finals, where six acts will qualify for the Grand Final being held in Bucharest on the 9th of March. The acts competing are (in order of appearance):
This year, Romania are putting a lot of effort into their national selection with a total of 32 songs competing. We recently published the details of all the entries. Additionally all of the 32 songs have been posted online, at www.tvr.ro/eurovision for you to hear.
Romania will participate in the second half of the second Semi-Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest on the 16th of May in Malmö, Sweden.