Own Eurovision Song Contest 20
Country Romania Romania
National selection
Selection process Selecția Națională 20
100% Televoting
Selection date(s) Final:
2 May - 4 May 2013
Selected entrant Mandinga
Selected song "Zaleilah"
Finals performance
Final result 16th, 98 points
Romania in Own Eurovision Song Contest

Romania will participate in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 20. The Romanian entry will be selected through Selecția Națională 20.

Two previous songs who participated in Eurovision Song Contest were selected to participate in Selecția Națională."Zaleilah" represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 , where it received 12th place with 71 points and "Playing with fire" represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 where it ended in 3rd place receiving 162 points overall.

The winner was Mandinga with their song "Zaleilah".

Selecția Națională 20Edit


Mandinga First Rehearsal

The winners

The Final started on May 2 , 2013. The winner with most votes will be declared the representetive of Romania in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 20, which will be the fourth special edition of Own Eurovision Song Contest. The show was presented by Andra.

The winner was announced on May 4, 2013 and it was Mandinga, their song "Zaleilah" scored 252 points, overall. "Playing with fire" was then chosen to represent Faroe Islands in the same edition as "Zaleilah".

Draw Artist Song Total Place
01 Mandinga "Zaleilah" 252 1
02 Paula Seling] and Ovi "Playing with fire" 156 2


Thirty-four juries voted for one of their favorite songs. The juries were from the following countries.

At Own Eurovision Song ContestEdit

As the winner of the Own Eurovision Song Contest 19 and host of the OESC #20 Contest, Romania automatically qualified for a place in the final. In addition to their participation in the final, Romania was assigned to vote in the semi-finals.

At the end of the voting , Romania place 16th out of 30th songs, receiving 98 points.

Points awarded to Romania (Grand Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points


5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 points

Points awarded by RomaniaEdit

Semi-final 1Edit

12 pointsVatican City Vatican City
10 pointsFlag of Iceland Iceland
8 pointsFlag of Hungary Hungary
7 pointsFlag of Morocco Morocco
6 pointsÅland Islands Åland Islands
5 pointsFlag of Armenia Armenia
4 pointsFlag of Ukraine Ukraine
3 pointsFlag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
2 pointsWales Wales
1 pointFlag of Lebanon Lebanon

Semi-Final 2Edit

12 pointsFlag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
10 pointsMoldova Moldova
8 pointsFlag of Malta Malta
7 pointsFlag of Slovakia Slovakia
6 pointsFlag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
5 pointsFlag of Spain Spain
4 pointsFlag of Georgia Georgia
3 pointsScotland Scotland
2 pointsFlag of Estonia Estonia
1 pointFlag of San Marino San Marino

Semi-final 3Edit

12 pointsFlag of Croatia Croatia
10 pointsFlag of Netherlands Netherlands
8 pointsNorthern Ireland Northern Ireland
7 pointsFlag of Sweden Sweden
6 pointsFlag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
5 pointsFlag of Germany Germany
4 pointsFlag of Norway Norway
3 pointsEngland England
2 pointsFlag of Greece Greece
1 pointFlag of France France

Grand FinalEdit

12 pointsVatican City Vatican City
10 pointsFlag of Iceland Iceland
8 pointsMoldova Moldova
7 pointsFlag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
6 pointsFlag of Croatia Croatia
5 pointsFlag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
4 pointsFlag of Spain Spain
3 pointsFlag of Slovakia Slovakia
2 pointsFlag of Netherlands Netherlands
1 pointFlag of Hungary Hungary

See alsoEdit

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