Romania: The 24 semifinalists revealed

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After a long meeting held all day yesterday, the special eleven-member jury appointed by the Romanian broadcaster shortlisted 24 songs to compete in the country's two semi finals for the selection of the next representative in the Eurovision Song Contest. Nico, who represented Romania together with Vlad Miritsa in 2008, returns once more with another duet.

214 songs were submitted to TVR's open call for songs, 177 of them were found to beeligible to participate in the Romanian preselection, and from those the jury selected the 24 that will participate in the 2 semifinals to be heldthe 27th and 29th of January at the TVR headquarters in Bucharest. The video clips for the songs will be shot between 11th and 13th January.

The Romanian preselectionhas attractedartists from other countries before, such as LaGaylia Frazer and Biondo from Sweden who made it to the final last year. This year,sees one more artist from abroad, Besa, a young singer from Albania.

These are the 24 semifinalists:

1.Pleaca – Tina
2. Sunny days – Zero
3. The Balcan girls– Elena Gheorghe
4. Purple – Tabasco
5.Pardoname– Juan Xavier
6.Go on – Adrian Molnar
7.Disco maniacs– Nico & Moni-k
8.Nu am cu cine– Red blonde
9.Stop – Catalin Josan
10. Can you forgive – Costi
11. I feel your presence- Irina popa
12. Don't leave– Alin NInca
13.Striga (Shout)– Popas Band
14.The love is the live – Etnic
15.Nothing's gonna change – Besa
16.A girl like me– Alexa
17.Take the chance- Floriana Pachia
18.Everyday– Adina Dragoescu
19.You are my love – Christina Schiopu
20.Dear mama– Blaxy girls
21. Love was never her friend- Dalma kovacs
22.Round and round- Imba
23.Someone like you– Romeo Zaharia
24.One last night – Alexa

For more information you can visit TVR's oficcial site here

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