Moldova received 60 songs for Eurovision 2023!
TRM announced today that 60 songs were submitted for their Eurovision 2023 selection, but only 33 of them made the cut for the live auditions. We can see some familiar faces among these 33 participants from the list, like Pasha Parfeni (2012), Aliona Moon (2013) and SunStroke Project (2010, 2017).
The live auditions will take place on 28th January and will be broadcast on Moldova 2 from 14:00 local time. Only ten participants will advance to the final and we will know them short after the live auditions. The finalists will chosen 100% by the jury.
The 33 participants are:
1.Formaţia Vele – Jocul neamului moldovenesc
2.Corina Ivanov – When Love’s Real
3.NÖRDIKA – Skueeze Paradise
4.Nihilist & Lisa Nicky – Final Destination
5.NÖRDIKA – Damn and down
6.Victor Gulick – Let’s Dance
7.Donia – Red Zone
8.Surorile Osoianu – Bade, bădişor, bădiţă
9.OL – Why You Play It Cool
10.Adelina Iordachi – Deja Vu
11.Nikko T. – Destiny
12.Y-Limit – Live in Harmony
13.Crista – Pădure verde pădure
14.Sunstroke Project – Yummy Mommy
15.NR 11 – Adio
16.VERA – Vremea ta
17.Massimo Sinceri – In Questo Domani
18.Sasha Bognibov – My Favourite Schoolgirl
19.Rise – Don’t trumble
20.Lisa Volk – Scrisoare către ţară
21.ADA DEEA – Mystic Rose
22.COSMINA – Indestructible
23.Angel Kiss – Now I Know
24.Gesica Sîrbu – I’m in love
25.Aliona Moon – Du-mă
26.Tania Pituşcan – Mioriţa
27.Pasha Parfeni – Soarele şi luna
28.Ricky Ardezianu – Una rosa rossa
29.Harmony Scuffle – Favourite One
30.Valeria Condrea – We’re now different
31.LOLA – Temperatura
32.Diana Elmas – Miracle
33.Nino – It would be nice
You can listen all the songs here.
Zdob si Zdub represented Moldova 3 times at Eurovision, their first appearance was in 2005 with “Boonika bate doba”, second one in 2011 with “So Lucky” and the most recent one, in 2022 with “Trenulețul”. In 2022, they teamed up with Advahov Brothers and finished 7th in the Grand Final with 253 points, after coming 2nd in the televote.