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Moldova: Anna Odobescu to sing "Stay" at Eurovision 2019

National Moldovan Final O Melodie Pentru Europa took place tonight in Chisinau giving Ana Odobescu the "golden ticket" to be this year's representantive in Tel Aviv.

Tonight the final of the Moldovan selection for Tel Aviv 2019: O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019, organized by Moldovan broadcaster TRM took place. Ten acts competed and Anna Odobescu, graduate of the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts in Chisinau, won with the song Stay.

Moldova 2019: Anna Odobescu – "Stay"

O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019 – Result

  1. Anna Odobescu – "Stay" (22 points)
  2. Maxim Zavidia – "I Will Not Surrender" (17 points)
  3. Diana Brescan – "Lies" (15 points)
  4. Vera Țurcanu – "Cold" (15 points)
  5. Lemonique – "Gravity" (15 points)
  6. Tinna Gi – "Virus" (12 points)
  7. Marcela Scripcaru – "Meteor" (5 points)
  8. Aurel Chirtoacă – "La cinema" (5 points)
  9. Siaj – "Olimp" (5 points)
  10. Che-MD feat. Elizaveta Ivasiuk – "Sub Pământ" (5 points)

O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019

O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019 selected Moldova's entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv. O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019 had only two phases: Live auditions and a Final. Initially the broadcaster had planned to hold a Semi-final on 2 March, but this has been cancelled, and instead the final was moved to 2 March:

  • 2 February 2019: Live Auditions
  • 2 March 2019: Final

10 songs proceeded to the Final. The result of the Final was decided by 50/50 jury/televoting.

Moldova in Eurovision Song Contest

Moldova 2013: Aliona Moon - "O Mie"

Moldova has participated in Eurovision Song Contest every year since its debut in 2005.

The best result was in 2017 where Sunstroke Project finishing 3rd with the hit Hey Mamma.

Moldova 2013: Aliona Moon - "O Mie"

Out of the 14 times we have seen Moldova in Eurovision, they manage to qualify for 10 Grand Finals.

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