Romania – Romania launches it search for its representative tonight as it reveals 15 acts who will take part in Selecția Națională semi-final on 26th February. 84 songs were submitted. 72 took part in live auditions, and a jury has decided on the last 15. TVR has been showing the live auditions this week so viewers have already seen many of the entries.
The jury panel is made up of Luminiţa Anghel (Romania 2005), Ovi Jacobsen & Paula Seling (Romania 2010 & 2014) Adrian Romcescu and Andrei Tudor.
The reveal will of the final 15 will take place on TVR2 at 19.10 (CET) and you can watch online here.
10 acts will perform in the final on 5th March 2017, all chosen by televote. Despite this and rather controversially one of the entrants, Florin Chilian, as claimed the winner has already been decided.
One of the entries attracting the most discussion and youtube views is Ilinca & Alexa Florea with ‘Yodel it‘.
You can check out more of the entries that might make it through here.