At Eurovision[ edit ] According to Eurovision rules, all nations with the exceptions of the host country and the " Big 5 " France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom are required to qualify from one of two semi-finals in order to compete for the final; the top ten countries from each semi-final progress to the final.
The European Broadcasting Union EBU split up the competing jessica smith 10 10 10 funning into six different pots based on voting patterns from previous contests, with countries with favourable voting histories put into the same pot.
On 29 Januarya special allocation draw was held which placed each country into one of the two semi-finals, as well as which half of the show they would perform in.
Romania was placed into the second semi-final, to be held on 10 Mayand was scheduled to perform in the first half of the show. Romania was set to perform in position 2, following the entry from Norway and preceding the entry from Serbia. The Humans took part in technical rehearsals on 1 and 4 May,    followed by dress rehearsals on 9 and 10 May.
This marked the first time that Romania failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest since the introduction of semi-finals in Each nation's jury consisted of five music industry professionals who are citizens of the country they represent, with their names published before the contest to ensure transparency.
This jury judged each entry based on: vocal capacity; the stage performance; the song's composition and originality; and the overall impression by the act.
In addition, no member of a national jury was permitted to be related in any way to any of the competing acts in such a way that they cannot vote impartially and independently.
The individual rankings of each jury member as well as the nation's televoting results were released shortly after the grand final.