The Moldovan national selection came to an close with the final of O Melodie Pentru Europa tonight. The winner of the contest was Lidia Isac who won with her song ‘Falling Stars’.
Moldova’s selection final kicked off minutes ago, but while all 16 finalist perform their songs, we had asked you to choose your favourite. The poll has now closed and Lidia Isac has come out on top with ‘Falling Stars’.
Moldova made their Eurovision debut in 2005 and to date it is still their best result with a sixth place finish for ‘Bunica Bate Toba’ by Zdob şi Zdub. Since then they have competed every year, but missed out on the final three times, having not qualified from their semi final. This includes their last two attempts with Cristina Scarlat in 2014 and last year Eduard Romanyuta narrowly missed out on a place in the final having finished 11th in his semi final with ‘I Want Your Love’. They return to the contest in 2016, find out more by reading on…
The Polish Eurovision entry for 2015 was chosen by internal selection by broadcaster TVP and will see Monika Kuszynska take on ‘In the Name of Love’ in a less than a fortnight’s time in the second semi final on May 21st. We take a closer look at the song in our review. Read on to find out our thoughts.
This week was another action packed week with many of the countries taking part in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest finalising their acts and songs for Vienna in May. Majority of the songs have now been revealed, but let’s take a look back on the things we learned this week.
1. Australia will make their debut at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, but it was revealed this week that their first ever representative would be former Australian Idol and R n B singer Guy Sebastian. In a press conference this week he stated that the song choice would be revealed in due course, but it could be a song that featured on his latest album, as it was written within the Eurovision deadline.
2. Controversy was rife when the German selection process crowned Andreas Kummert as the winner of the live final this week, only for the singer to turn down the chance to represent his country at Eurovision with song ‘Heart of Stone’
3. Instead it would be runner up
Poland have made their decision for Eurovision 2015, via an internal selection process which decided on Monika Kuszynska and her ballad ‘In the Name of Love’. The song, not to be confused with the U2 hit of the same name, was presented for the first time live on Polish chat show Swiat Sie Kreci. The show featured a number of special guests including last year’s Polish entry Cleo and Donotan.