Watch now: Live auditions for Moldova’s O melodie pentru Europa 2018

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It’s live audition day in Moldova, in which the 27 bidding artists will be performing for a place in the semi-final stage of the country’s national selection, O melodie pentru Europa 2018.

Who will continue their fight to represent Moldova at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest? The semi-finalists of the country’s national selection, O melodie pentru Europa 2018, are set to be determined following today’s live audition stage.

How to watch?

The live audition stage of O melodie pentru Europa 2018 will air from 11:00 CET (12:00 local time) via the following:

Auditions are also available to follow via the official TRM MD YouTube Channel.

The jury will assess each of the 27 live auditions today, basing their scores and rankings on the professional singers’ vocal ability and performance.

The participants

  • Anna Odobescu – Agony
  • Anna Timofei – Endlessly
  • Bella Luna – Moments
  • Bostan – Frățică
  • Che MD – Inima-n stîngă
  • Cobîlean Constantin – Numai tu
  • Codreanu Maria – Zâmbește soarelui
  • Denny Feyton – Maybe it’s love
  • Dima Gaitur – One moya
  • Doinița Gherman – Dance in flames
  • DoReDoS – My lucky day
  • Felicia Dunaf – Alien
  • Formația 5 Stele – Maldavian dance
  • Ilia Sorocean & Dasha DaGro – Minds and veins
  • Laura Bagrii – Da bucuriei
  • Lavinia Rusu – Altendeva
  • Marina Cudalb – Bianco e nero
  • Nicoleta Sava – Esencia del sur
  • Ruslan Taranu – Come to life
  • Saidy – Beauty song
  • Sandy C & Aaron Sibley – Once upon a time
  • Sasha Bognibov – Love
  • Shvets – The world
  • Tolik – Glass
  • Tudor Bumbas – Numai pentru tine
  • Vera Țurcanu – Black heart
  • Viorela – The gates of love

A maximum of 16 artists will be shortlisted to compete in the semi-final stage of the Moldovan national selection, taking place next month on the 22 February.

Ten artists will then advance to the final of O melodie pentru Europa 2018 on the 24 February, in which a combined 50/50 public-jury vote will determine the winner of the national selection.

O melodie pentru Europa 2018 schedule

  • 24/01: Live auditions (Twenty-seven artists compete, maximum of 16 acts advance)
  • 22/02: Semi-final (Up to 16 artists compete, 10 acts advance following 50/50 jury-televote)
  • 24/02: Grand final (Ten finalists, winner determined by 50/50 jury-televote)

Moldova will compete in one of the 2 semi-finals on either the 8 or 10 May, hoping to gain a place in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest on the 12 May.

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