esctoday.com has this evening received confirmation from Moldovan broadcaster, TRM, that Olia Tira has submitted an entry for the Moldovan selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The song, called Always will be. A spokesperson informed esctoday.com that most entries are received in the last couple of days before the deadline, but more names will be known soon.
The German born artist submitted entries for the Moldovan selection in 2006 and 2007. She was one of the three acts that passed to the last selection phase for 2007 with the song Your place or mine' finishing in third place behind winner, Natalia Barbu, and 2005 Eurovision Song contest entrants, Zdob si Zdub. She has high hopes for winning her adopted country's ticket to Belgade this time around.
Earlier this year, Olia put out a request to song writers and composers for concepts or songs that could go forward as a Eurovision Song Contest bid. Her entry for the 2008 selection process is now available, along with her 2007 entry on the official Olia Tira myspace page. You can visit it by clicking here.
You can see the official video for the 2007 entry that placed third in the Moldovan preselection below: