Anna Odobescu has released an acoustic version of her song for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.
Ahead of next month’s contest in Tel Aviv, Moldova’s Anna Odobescu has released a live acoustic version of her song “Stay”. Her preparations for the contest are well underway, as last week she attended the first pre-party of the season, Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, and will also take part in the Moscow Pre-Party at the end of the month.
Anna will perform her song “Stay” in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv on May 16. She is one of 18 acts that night vying for 10 slots to the grand final. Read more about Anna in our recent interview.
Who is Anna Odobescu?
Anna Odobescu will represent Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest. The singer who was born in 1991 had previously attempted to represent Moldova at the contest in 2018, she finished 5th with the song agony. Anna is no stranger to representing Moldova internationally. She previously represented Moldova at Slavianski Bazaar, the contest has been a stepping stone for many singers who have gone on to compete at Eurovision.
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Moldova debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 when the contest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. In 2005 Moldova debuted in the contest alongside Bulgaria, while that year Hungary also returned to the contest having been absent since 1998. Moldova was in its worse run of results in their history in the contest, having failed to make it to the final between 2014 and 2016. Moldova finished 3rd at the 2017 contest in Kyiv, Ukraine marking the best result to date for the country.