Romania’s Eurovision hopeful at this year’s Eurovision has arrived in Israel and has to prepared her postcard for the contest.
Ester Peony has filmed her postcard set to be shown before her performance in Tel-Aviv. Just like Bilal Hassani, Miki, Tamta and her other fellow participants. She rehearsed with the same choreographer as all the other participants and has finished filming it.
While in Tel-Aviv she filmed at some pretty surprising locations even for Israel, have a look;
Look who’s dancing 🙂 pregătiri pentru…? 🙂 #ESC2019 #dancinginTLV #daretodream
Posted by Eurovision Romania on Monday, 18 March 2019
This year, every participant has to learn a choreography for their postcards. The Romanian singer has also recently released the Eurovision revamp of “On a Sunday”. Romania will be performing in the second semi-final on the 16th of May.
Da da, acțiunea se petrece chiar în Israel. 🤩🇹🇩🇮🇱❄️☃️ #ESC2019 #daretodream #esterpeony
Who is Ester Peony?
Ester Alexandra Crețu known professionally as Ester Peony was born in 1994 in Campulung, Romania. At the early age of 7 years old her parents immigrated to Montreal, Canada in 2001 where Peony spent only 4 years. She relocated to Romania after that and started writing music for artists before getting recognition, in 2014 she released her first single called “Cuminte de Crăciun”. She obtained recognition for her YouTube covers in 2015 which earned her a deal with a very popular record label, Cat Music to which she is now signed.
Romania first participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, the country had tried to participate in 1993 but failed to get through the pre-qualifying round. At the 1994 contest Dan Bittman finished 21st in the final scoring 14 points, Romania didn’t make it through to another final until 1998. Romania’s best results in the contest are two third place finishes. In 2005 Luminita Anghel & Sistem finished 3rd scoring 158 points, while Paula Seling & Ovi finished 3rd in Oslo with the song “Playing with Fire”. Romania missed the 2016 contest due to TVR being removed from the EBU.