will participate in the Romania . The Romanian entry will be selected through Selecția Națională 20.
Own Eurovision Song Contest 20
Two previous songs who participated in Eurovision Song Contest were selected to participate in Selecția Națională.
"Zaleilah" represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 , where it received 12th place with 71 points and " Playing with fire" represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 where it ended in 3rd place receiving 162 points overall.
The winner was
Mandinga with their song " Zaleilah".
Selecția Națională 20 Edit
The Final started on May 2 , 2013.
The winner with most votes will be declared the representetive of
Romania in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 20, which will be the fourth special edition of Own Eurovision Song Contest. The show was presented by Andra.
The winner was announced on May 4, 2013 and it was
Mandinga, their song " Zaleilah" scored 252 points, overall. " Playing with fire" was then chosen to represent Faroe Islands in the same edition as " Zaleilah".
Thirty-four juries voted for one of their favorite songs. The juries were from the following countries.
At Own Eurovision Song Contest Edit
As the winner of the
Own Eurovision Song Contest 19 and host of the OESC #20 Contest, Romania automatically qualified for a place in the final. In addition to their participation in the final, Romania was assigned to vote in the semi-finals.
At the end of the voting ,
Romania place 16th out of 30th songs, receiving 98 points.
Points awarded by Romania Edit
(in alphabetical order)
Alyona Lanskaya (Belarus)
Andrea Demirović (Montenegro)
Jedward (Ireland) Juliana Pasha (Albania)
Kabát (Czech Republic)
Natalia Barbu (Moldova) Paolo Meneguzzi (Switzerland)
No name (Montenegro)
Zlata Ognevich (Ukraine)
(Note : "Withdrawn" refers to entries that withdrew after applying to enter)