Samir Loghin and Andreea Raţă have been selected to represent Moldova at Slavianski Bazaar this summer in Vitebsk, Belarus.
Four time Eurovision hopeful, Samir Loghin has been selected to represent Moldova at this years edition of Slavianski Bazaar later this year in Belarus. The singer won the Moldovan selection process which was held last month in Chisinau. Samir previously finished 7th in the final of O Melodie Pentru Europa 2017 with the song “Glow”, which scored a total of 10 points.
Following his victory in the Moldovan Slavianski Bazaar selection process he posted on Facebook:
There’s a lot of work to be done to present our country with dignity!!! Thank you very much to everyone who supported me!
Moldova has been participating in the contest for over a decade now and has on five occasions finished within the top.2 of the International Pop Song Performers Contest. In 2000 Nelly Ciobanu finished second, Nadzieja Trochin finished second in 2003, Natalia Gordienko again finished second in 2006. Pasha Parfeny went on to finish second in 2009, while Vitaly Negrutsa went on again to finish in second place in 2014.
Representing Moldova in the children’s contest is Andreea Raţă.