The first national final to kick off tonight is O melodie pentru Europa from Moldova. Join us on Eurovision.tv to watch the live broadcast from the TRM studio in Chisinau where 16 acts will compete for the ticket to Stockholm! The national Moldovan final starts at 18:40 CET.
It is the Eurovision week in Moldova, with two semi-finals and tonight's national final. The following participants who qualified from the last two shows, will compete in tonight's O Melodie Pentru Europa:
Valentin Uzun - Mine
Maxim Zavidia - La La Love
Doiniţa Gherman - Irresistible
Lidia Isac - Falling Stars
Big Flash Sound - Când vrei
Che-MD - Vodă e cu noi
Andrei Ioniţa & Onoffrei - Lie
Cristina Pintilie - Picture Of Love
Nadia Moşneagu - Memories
Rodica şi Ivan Aculov - Stop Lying
Emilia Russu - I Am Not The Same
Viola - In The Name Of Love
DoReDoS - FunnyFolk
Max Fall feat. Dan Vozniuc & Malloy - Game lOVER
Valeria Paşa - Save Love
Felicia Dunaf - You And Me
Sergiu Bezniţchi and Olivia Furtună will be the hosts of the national final. Pasha Parfeni, the participant in 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will aslo perform on stage as a guest. The audience will be entertained by the national dancing chorus Space.
Moldova made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005. That year also remains the country's most successful result when Zdob şi Zdub finished sixth in the Grand Final. This year, it's the 12th time in a row when the Moldovan national selection is organized by the public broadcaster TRM. Especially for this show, the TRM stage of 140 square meters was modernised with new camera angles, improved sound, dynamic settings, lights and LEDs.