The national broadcaster for Moldova, TM have revealed the names of the artists, and songs that will compete in their national final for, 'O Melodie Pentru Europa' 2019, in a bid to find the countries next representative at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Early yesterday, Teleradio Moldova held live auditions which was broadcast on Moldova 2. these songs were judged by a jury who scored the performances from 0 to 12 points based on the following criteria:
The Melodic line
Originality of song
Interpretation of song performed.
The successful artists were as follows:
Anna Odobescu – Stay
Aurel Chirtoacă – La cinema (At the cinema)
Tinna Gi – Virus
Diana Brescan – Lies
Siaj – Olimp (Olympus)
Limonique – GravitTy
Maxim Zavidia – I will not surrender
Marcela Scripcaru – Meteor
Che MD – Sub Pămînt
Vera Țurcanu – Cold
The broadcaster did initially have plans to hold a semi final, that would have been broadcast on March 2nd 2019. However, these plans were dropped in favour of yesterday's live auditions.
DeRoDos represented Moldova last year, and managed to place 10th with 209 points. Are there any songs in the list that could do better? Please tell us your thoughts in the comments below.