Romania: 32 semifinalists announced

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After a marathon of auditions all over the country, the special jury appointed by TVR  have announced the thrirty two songs which will compete in the two semi finals scheduled for 23 and 24 February. 

Sixteen songs will be competing in each of the two semi finals of the Romanian preselection for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. The six most voted for by the special jury and the televoters – both weighing 50% of the final voter- will proceed to the Grand Final on 9 March. Among the shortlisted performers are previous Eurostars such as Luminita Anghel(Romania 2005) and Natalia Barbu (Moldova 2007), local mega star Elena Cîrstea and X factor winners  Tudor Turcu and Andrei Leonte. Among the newcomers there is a familiar name to music lovers around the world, Renee Santana, niece of the legendary Carlos Santana will be trying her luck to represent Romania in Malmö.

The songs will be available to listen to online on Monday 18 February.

The semi finalists are:

1. Cristian Prăjescu The best thing in life is to love (Music and lyrics: Sergiu Rudichi)

2. Diana Hetea I believe in love (Music:Jonas Gladnikoff, Johnny Sanchez, Sara Ljunggren, Michael James Down, Anders Kollerfors, lyrics: Jonas Glanikoff, Sara Ljunggren, Johnny Sanchez

3. Phaser Pour toi et pour moi (Music:Florin Pop-Magda, Tinu Vidaicu, Oprișan Lucian, Birta Arnold, Dumitru Carina, Racz Radu, Păun Corian, Lyrics :Dumitru Carina)

4. Narcis Iustin Ianău Seven (Music: Narcis Iustin Ianău Dumitraș Horațiu Dan, Lyrics :Narcis Iustin Ianău)

5. Tudor Turcu Hello (Music and lyrics: Pop Călin)

6. 9 Gardens All for naught (Music:Dan Secheli, Cary Shields, Lyrics:Cary Shilds)

7. Natalia Barbu Confession (Music: Sârbu Radu, Sârbu Ana, Lyrics: Sârbu Ana)

8. FreeStay Criminal Mind (Music and lyrics: Matei Alexandru Mihai)

9. Casa Presei Un Refren (Music: Gabriel Basarebescu, Lyrics Robert Turcescu)

10. The Zuralia Orchestra Sukar Transylvania (Music and lyrics: Aurel Mirea)

11. Edict Buddy Buddy (Music: Valeriu Cataraga, Lyrics: Neagu Anatol)

12. Diana Matei Ma Ma He (Music and lyrics: Matei Diana, Alexandru Costel Gabriel)

13. Luminița Anghel Unique (Music and lyrics: Rafael Herrero)

14. Maximilian Munteanu Broken heart (Music and lyrics: Petru Călinescu)

15. Letiția Moisescu We are one (Music and lyrics: Radu Alexandrescu, Sandu Ștefan Radu)

16. Tamara Sofi Firebird (Music and lyrics: Zoltan Pop)

17. Georgiana Moraru Wake me up (Music and lyrics: Bouroșu Victor, Iacob Paul)

18. Cristina Haios Final de război (Music:Gabriel Maga, Lyrics: Cristina Haios)

19. Station 4 Your heart is telling me so  (Music and lyrics: Mihai Alexandru)

20. Ovidiu Anton Run away with me (Music and lyrics: Ovidiu Anton)

21. Alin Văduva Storyline (Music: Kevin Borg, Simon Gribe, Alin Văduva, Aidan O’Conner, Lyrics:

Alin Vaduva, Kevin Borg, Alin Văduva, Aidan O’Conner)

22. Mosquito Feel the same (Music: Gabriel Băruță, Lyrics: Enache Eduard Mihai)

23. Electric Fence Emilia Indre (Music and lyrics: Lucian, Ciente David, Vasile, Elena Luminița, Antemir Antonio)

24. Brigitta&Mihai (feat. TIPS) One heart (Music: Nițu Tudor, lyrics Brigitta Szebenyi)

25. Claudiu Mirea I feel so high  (Music and lyrics: Daniel Alexandrescu, Claudiu Mirea)

26. Spin& Cezar Dometi Silver lining  (Music: Cătălin Tuță Popescu, Lyrics: Răzvan Cârligeanu)

27. Liviu Cătălin Mititelu La donna di nero (Music and lyrics: Liviu Cătălin Mititelu)

28. Anthony Dream girl (Music: Marcus Frenell, Frederik Randquist, Hanif Sabzavari, Jimi Thiesen, Michael James Down, Lyrics: Hanif Sabzavari)

29. Andrei Leonte Paralyzed (Music:Mike Eriksson, Johnny Andersson, Michael James Down

Lyrics: Jonas Thander, Mike Eriksson)

30. Cezar Florin Ouatu It’s my life (Music and lyrics: Cristian)

31. Elena Cîrstea Muttart Spinning (Music and lyrics: Cristian Faur, Elena Cîrstea Muttart)

32. Renee Santana What is love  (Music and lyrics: Mihai Alexandru)

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