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Romania: Selecţia Naţională 2016 dates and format

The dates and format for Selecţia Naţională 2016 (national selection) in Romania has been revealed: Semi-final on 4 March. Final on 6 March.

Romanian broadcaster TVR has kicked off their Eurovision season: Selecţia Naţională 2016! The winner will represent Romania at Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm.

Selecţia Naţională 2016

  • 4 March: Semi-final
  • 6 March: Final

12 acts will compete in the Semi-final, and the best six will proceed to the Final. A jury will select four songs and televoting will select the last two songs. The winner will be chosen through 100% televoting.

Songs for Selecţia Naţională 2016 can be submitted to TVR from 18 January to 7 February 2016.

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Romania in Eurovision Song Contest

Romania had its debut in 1994, and has been participating 17 times since. They have never won the contest, but came 3rd in 2005 (Luminita Anghel & Sistem - "Let Me Try") and 2010 (Paula Seling & Ovi - "Playing With Fire").

Romania, along with Greece and Russia have qualified for the Grand Final every single year since the introduction of the semi-finals back in 2004!

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