Over the course of April and May, on the lead up to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the countries that are participating this year in Rotterdam. Today, we celebrate Romania.
Romania debuted at the Contest in 1994, in Dublin, Ireland. Dan Bittman finished in twenty first place with his entry “Dincolo de nori”, scoring 14 points.
The most successful entry from Romania was in 2005 and 2010. In 2005, when the Contest took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, Luminița Anghel & Sistem finished in third place with their entry “Let Me Try”, scoring 158 points. This included three sets of twelve points from Israel, Portugal and Spain.
In 2010, when the Contest took place in Oslo, Norway, Paula Seling & Ovi finished in third place with their entry “Playing with Fire”, scoring 162 points. This included one set of twelve points from Moldova.
The most recent Romanian entry was due to be in 2020, when the cancelled Contest was due to take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Roxen was due to represent Romania with her entry “Alcohol You”.
This year, Romania will be represented by Roxen with her song “Amnesia”. Will Roxen take Romania to their first victory?
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Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland