According to daily posts TRM (Teleradio Moldova) has just announced that the Moldovan Eurovision National Final will be held on the 2nd of March 2013. The most important thing of this year’s entry would be that for the first time foreign –songwriters will be invited to enter the contest and submit their songs.
Ii is true that until today no information has been given as far as it concerns the whole participation of the country in the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo.
It must be said that Moldova debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 with Zdob Si Zdub’s Bunika bate toba and as it concerns the country’s best result she managed to get to the 6th place in the Eurovision Song Contest of 2005.
So we will be in touch for additional information as it concerns the way the country will participate in the contest.
The Latvian National Broadcaster, LTV, has revealed the 24 songs (not the artists), that will take part in the semi-finals of Dziesma 2013 and their songwriters.
It must be added that there have been 122 songs submitted in total, of which 40 came from songwriters among countries such as Denmark, Finland, England, Ireland, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Israel, U.S., Nigeria, Estonia, Lithuania, Belgium and The Netherlands. But it is a fact that the majority of the song writers were of Swedish origin.
Here is the list of the 24 Latvian semi-finalists (songwriters in brackets, singers have not yet been published -the songwriters have time until 14 January to nominate the musicians who will perform their songs in the Latvian national semi-finals – they need to be Latvian citizens or residents of Latvia):
Give Me a Try (written by Ingars Viļums)
When You Are With Me (written by Schillebeeckx Raph, Verresen Karen, RF Smith Bruce)
Tirpini (written by Alise Ketnere)
Here I Am (written by Patrik Öhlund, Madelene Hamberg)
I Need A Hero (written by Johnny Andersson (Johnny Sanchez), Michael James Down, Marcus Fernell, Beatrice Eriksson)
Fool In Love (written by Jonas Gladnikoff, Camilla Gottschalck, Christina Schilling, Liza Petersen)
Hey Hey! (written by Andris Kivičs)
The One (written by Jurijs Koškins (Yuri Koshkin), Evilena Protektore)
Better Than You (written by Jurijs Koškins (Yuri Koshkin), Evilena Protektore)
Here We Go (written by Ralfs Eilands, Arturas Burke)
Sad Trumpet (written by Ralfs Eilands, Arturas Burke)
Now Or Never (written by Aleksandrs Rjabčuns)
Cold Heart (written by Jānis Miltiņš, lyrics– Ieva Sutugova)
Good Woman (written by Dominic Okolue (Dominion man))
Higher And Higher (written by Christof Straub)
One (written by Johnny Andersson, Hitmanic, Michael James Down, Hanif Sabzevari)
Love Responder (written by Edgars Viļums)
Never Let Me Go (written by Jānis Polis)
Let The Night Belong To The Lovers (written by Erik Anjou)
Joey (written by Eric Anjou, Peter Svensson)
Phoenix Fly (written by Mathias Kallenberger, Andréas Berlin, Filip Lindfors, Anton Malmberg Hård af Segerstad)
Love (written by Mārcis Rēdmanis, Lauris Busulis)
I Am Who I Am (written by Marta Ritova)
Upside Down (written by Filip Lindfors, Bertel Österberg, Kristoffer Eriksson)
In the end it must be added that the Latvian semi-finals will take place in the city of Riga on the 8th and 9th of February 2013. The Latvian final will take place in Ventspils on the 16th of February.
The final of the Russian national selection took place on 7th March. 25 acts competed for the right to represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Buranovskie Babushki won today’s show with the song ‘Party for everybody’.
The Bulgarian National final is finally over. Sofi Marinova at her 4th attempt to represent her country finally made it tonight and therefore She will be performing her song Love Unlimited in Baku. Her Entry is an uptempo dance song with bulgarian lyrics and multilingual versions of I Love you´s.
Video performance and Full Results from National Final
ERT, the Greek national broadcaster ERT has revealed today the the four songs that are taking part in the Greek national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.
The Greek National Final will take place on March 12th, 2012, and that there will be a total of four candidate entries. The artists’ names will be revealed on 1st of March while ERT will broadcast the 4 video clips of the songs.
TVR received a total of 109 songs for their national selection. 63 entries are lined up to represent Romania in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Other 46 were rejected as they did not comply with either EBU rules, or the rules of the national selection, or the submitted information TVR required is not full. However, the eliminated acts have been given more time to submit the missing materials, thus they have until tomorrow at 8:30 CET (9:30 local time) to do so. The jury will start assessing all the submissions from 9:00 CET (10:00 local time).
The jury at TVR will now choose a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 17 songs to proceed to the Romanian national final, scheduled to be held on March 10th.
The final of the Slovenian Misija EMA 2012 took place tonight. Two acts selected from Misija Evrovizija competed for the right to represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Both acts, Eva Boto and Eva & Nika Prusnik, performed three songs. Eva Boto won tonight’s show with the song ‘Verjamem’.
The final of the Nationaal Songfestival took place tonight in the Netherlands. Six acts competed in duels. The winner of each duel was decided by a 50-50% combination of jury deliberation and televoting taking into account the advisory vote provided by a panel of international jury. These, advanced to a superfinal. Finally, a professional jury and the Dutch viewers decided which act would represent them in Baku. Joan Franka won tonight’s show with the song ‘You and me’.
The final of Ukrainian national selection will take place today at 11:30 CET. Twenty one participants will fight for the ticket to Baku, with the winner being decided through televoting and jury deliberation.
The show will be available to watch live on NTU First Channel at 11:30 CET and streamed online at eurovision.tv.
1. Olga Shanis – Dream
2. Vitaly Halay – I want to love
3. Max Barskih – Dance
4. Olya Polyakova – Lepestok
5. Edward Romanyuta – I’ll never let go
6. Lëhkyy Flyrt – MegaMix
7. Igor Titarenko – You’re my life
8. Mihaylo Hrytskan – Ya tak iskal tebya
9. Masha Sazonova and Tihon Lyevchenko – I close to you
10. Marta – My heart is sorrowing
11. Gaytana – Be my guest
12. Oksana Nesterenko – Mondo blu
13. Rapira – Get over
14. Andrey Bogomolets – Are you waiting for me
15. Bondarchuk – I don’t know why
16. Renata – Love in sunlight rays
17. Treeorange – New day
18. Nerealnye (The Incredibles) – Just a dream
19. Juliana Rudakova – Ti ne odin
20. Marietta – Rainbow
21. Lena Voloshina – Let it out