Artist Profile: Romania 2019 – Ester Peony

Romania 2019
Photo by: EBU

This year, Romania is represented by Ester Peony. Ester was born in 1994, in Câmpulung, Romania. Her real name is Ester Alexandra Crețu.

In 2001 she immigrated with her parents to Montreal, Canada. While she was in Canada she started taking jazz lessons. A few years later, she returned to her motherland and finished there high school. In 2013 she enrolled at Music Interpretation Faculty in Bucharest.

Ester had written songs for various artists in her country before she released her own tracks. In 2015, she started posting videos on YouTube with covers of famous songs. Her videos got her a record deal. In 2018 she released her debut Extended Play.

Earlier this year was announced as one of the acts that were going to participate in Romania’s national final. Ester won the national final under a series of controversial events, with the song “On A Sunday”.

Romania performs 6th in the second semifinal.

What do you think about the song? Is it going to give the country its first win? Write your thoughts on the comment box below.

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