Romania is reportedly set to debut at the next edition of Eurovision Choir of the Year, according to regional media reports.
Local Romanian media is reporting that the country is set to take part in the next edition of Eurovision Choir of the Year. According to local reports Romania is set to select their participant for the next edition of the contest following a
The selection process has been organised by the Bucharest City Hall through the “Excelsior” Theater in partnership with the Romanian Television Society (SRTv) and with the approval of the Ministry of National Education, the “Excelsior” choral.
The Romanian selection is for non-professional choirs made up of students in pre-university education and clubs, and takes place on several stages. Choirs from across Romania applied to take part in the selection during November. A total of ten choirs will take part in the Romanian final which will be held on December 10 and is being broadcast live on TVR1.
Eurovision Choir of the Year was held for the first time this year in Riga, Latvia. The competition according to early reports is scheduled to take place every two years. However, if interest from viewers and broadcasters was high enough the contest could be turned into an annual event.
Eurovision Choir of the Year 2017 was won by Carmen Manet from Slovenia. The choir performed two pieces during their six minutes on stage and beat off competition from eight other choirs from across Europe. Wales finished second in the final, while the host nation of Latvia finished third. The contest was broadcast live in ten countries across Europe and across the world online.
The European Broadcasting Union has been contacted to confirm whether Eurovision Choir of the Year is being held in 2018, but has yet to respond.