Tonight: Romania continues their Eurovision search in Selecția Națională 2018

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Ready for another night of Selecția Națională 2018 in Romania this Sunday? This evening sees another group of artists, each performing in the hopes of advancing to the grand final of the country’s national selection. Will one of tonight’s semi-finalists become the eventual Romanian representative at Eurovision 2018?

Another night, another Romanian show: tonight sees more artists competing in the fourth semi-final of the country’s Eurovision national selection, Selecția Națională 2018, but only a small group of artists can advance to the final stage of the competition.

How to watch

Semi-final 4 of Selecția Națională 2018 will air from 20:00 CET (21:00 local time) via the following channels:

  • TVR 1
  • TVR HD
  • TVR International
  • TVR Moldova
  • TVR +
  • Live webcast via

A live webcast will also be available via the official TVR YouTube channel.

Semi-final 4 night

This evening, another 12 shortlisted artists will take to the Selecția Națională stage, this week taking place in the city of Turda, with hopes of receiving the votes needed to qualify to the Romanian final at the end of the month.

Of tonight’s participants, only 3 will manage to earn their spots in the final of the national selection, each of whom will be determined via a jury vote.

As always, a 5-member jury panel will determine 100% of the semi-final outcome, the panel of which including members Marian IonescuIlinca BăcilăNicu PatoiLiliana Ştefan and Viorel Gavrilă.

In total, 15 acts will compete in the Selecția Națională final on the 25 February, which will take place the country’s capital of Bucharest. The final winner will be determined via a 100% televote.

Selecția Națională 2018 schedule

  • 21/01: Semi-final 1
  • 28/01: Semi-final 2
  • 04/02: Semi-final 3
  • 11/02: Semi-final 4 (Twelve participants, 3 qualifiers decided by 100% jury vote)
  • 18/02: Semi-final 5 (Twelve participants, 3 qualifiers decided by 100% jury vote)
  • 25/02: Grand final (Fifteen finalists, winner determined by 100% televote)

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