Filipina singer Bella Santiago (age 28) continues to wow the judges and the audience of X Factor Romania 2018.
For the first live show of X Factor Romania Season 8 on December 9, 2018, Bella Santiago sang a powerful and dramatic cover of Maria Tănase’s 1937 classic “Cine iubește și lasă”.
The song “Cine iubește și lasă” [Whoever loves and leaves] is described by some people as the most famous curse of Romanian love.
The lyrics of the song express a wish that whoever loves and then leaves should be punished by God.
Watch the enigmatic Bella Santiago with her version of “Cine iubește și lasă” [Whoever loves and leaves]:
Bella Santiago sings ‘Cine iubește și lasă’ by Maria Tănase
Bella Santiago sailed through the Live Show 1 of X Factor Romania 2018. The girl group Diamonds was voted out of the competition.