Romania has selected their participants in the Slavianski Bazaar 2017 in Vibetsk, with singers competing in both categories.
Paul Mititelu and Roxana Clopotaru have been selected to represent Romania at Slavianski Bazaar 2017. Paul Mititelu will be representing Romania in the children’s competition, while Roxana Clopotaru will compete in the adult contest. Roxana is no stranger to competitions, having competed in festivals in Romania, Moldova, Serbia and Bulgaria.
At the 2016 contest Romania was represented by Felicia Dunaf in the adults contest, while Maria Paliy represent the country in the children’s contest. Felicia Dunaf will be known to fans of the Eurovision Song Contest for having attempted to represent Moldova at the contest on four occasions. Her best result came in 2014 when she finished 9th in the final of O Melodie Pentru Europa.
Romania has a strong record in the children’s competition having won the competition four times. Raluca Elena Ursu was the most recent Romanian winner having won the contest in 2011. Romania’s best result in the adults competition came in 2007 when Alina finished third.
To date Belarus, Moldova, Estonia and Romania have either selected their participants for the contest or launched their selection process.
Source: Victor Mihalache