• Ovidiu Anton: Romania's 2016 Eurovision entry (Source Eurovision.tv) (Eurovision)Source: Eurovision
Romania's Ovidiu Anton will sing 'Moment Of Silence' at SEMI-FINAL 2 of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden.
Chris Zeiher

7 Apr 2016 - 5:04 PM  UPDATED 22 Apr 2016 - 7:27 PM

Romania loves a bit of drama on stage and Ovidia Anton’s anthemic 80's style rock ballad is going to deliver it in spades come Semi Final 2.

"Moment of Silence" is an unashamed rip of any number of Meatloaf or Jim Steinman power rock songs of the late 80’s and early 90’s and with (presumed) over- the-top staging, this is one 3 minute stint on stage guaranteed to set social media on fire.  

Let’s hope that Ovidia’s slightly dodgy high register lasts the week and he can belt out his homage to 80’s rock as only a rock ‘n’ roll Romanian can.

Watch Ovidiu Anton's official video for 'Moment Of Silence':

Four Questions with Ovidiu Anton

What are the three most interesting aspects about your entry?

Powerful message, epic sound and great musical strength

What are the three most impressive facts about you?

The way I put my soul in everything I do, my classic rock vocals and the madness to never give up.

Do you have a (lucky) routine before you go on stage?

I like to be focused and relaxed. I don’t have any superstitions.

Why is the Eurovision Song Contest important for you?

I believe it's the world's most prestigious Song Contest due to its cultural and musical diversity.

Watch Ovidiu's video interview:

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The Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast on SBS’s Eurovision Weekend - Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Grand Final Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm on SBS, with LIVE early morning broadcasts from 5am on Wednesday 11, Friday 13 and Sunday 15 May.

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