TVR held the final of its national pre-selection where a jury decided that WRS will go to Turin with “Call Me” representing Romania.
The grand final of Selecția Națională Națională 2022, the pre-selection to choose Romania’s representative at Eurovision, has been broadcast on TVR, the Romanian public broadcaster, since 20:00 CET. This year’s winner was WRS, with the song “Call me”. The professional jury, was responsible for deciding 290 points of tonight’s results, today the public had also voice as the gave 40,48 points of the final result.
These were the full results of Selecția Națională 2022 final:
WRS was the favourite since its qualification for the final. When the five audience favourites were knocked out of the competition, it seems that WRS took over, as his interpretation of “Llámame” went viral on social media from that day on. Will he also triumph in Turin next May?
There have also been a large number of guest artists. The representatives of Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and the Czech Republic performed the songs they will perform next May. Finally, Jamala the Ukrainian representative and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016, who fled her country with her two children to Turkey a few days ago due to the Russian invasion, performed
ROMANIA AT EUROVISION
Romania has been participating in the Eurovision Song Contest since 1994. Their best results have been two third places with “Let Me Try” in 2005 and in 2010 with the song “Playing With Fire” performed by Paula Seling and Ovi.
In the 2021 edition Romania was represented in Rotterdam by Roxen, selected in 2020 but unable to participate due to the cancellation of Eurovision because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the song ‘Amnesia’ she finished 12th in her semi-final and therefore did not qualify for the final.