Georgia wins Junior Eurovision! 

Georgia Junior Eurovision 2016On Sunday night the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in Malta’s Mediterranean Conference Centre in the city’s capital Valletta. The competition was won by Georgia’s Mariam Mamadashvili and her song ‘Mzeo’. The result means that Georgia are now the most successful nation at Junior Eurovision having also won in 2008 and 2011. Continue reading

Ira Losco to Represent Malta!

Malta Eurovision 2016 Ira LoscoIra Losco will represent Malta at Eurovision for a second time in 2016 with ‘Chameleon (Invincible)’. The singer was chosen as the nation’s representative following the final of MESC tonight which saw 14 acts in contention for the Maltese selection.

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Malta Semi Final Results!

Eurovision Malta 2016Last night Malta staged the first of their live shows in order to get one step closer to crowning the act and song that will represent them in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Twenty songs were in contention and each performer took to the MESC stage in the hope of getting chosen. Six of these acts were eliminated from the contest, while the other 14 continue on, and will perform in tonight’s final. Read on to find out the results.

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Jasmine Abela Tops Our Poll for Malta

 

Jasmine Abela Malta 2016Our readers reckon it should be Jasmine Abela and her song ‘Alive’ that Malta should choose as their Eurovision entry for 2016. Jasmine topped the poll with 38% of the vote, while Christabelle Borg, Raquel Galdes, Dominic, Corazon and Ira Losco came joint second with 13%. Continue reading

Eurovision 2016 Guide: Malta

Malta Eurovision 2016

Malta has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 28 times since its debut in 1971. After a 16 year gap from 1975 to 1991, Malta returned to the Contest. Malta has been dubbed the most successful country not to have won the Contest. Despite never winning, they have finished second twice (Ira Losco in 2002 and Chiara in 2005), they twice finished third and have finished in the top 10 in 12 out of 15 contests from 1991-2005. More recently Malta have failed to qualify for the final on five out of nine occasions including their most recent attempt in 2015 with Amber’s ‘Warrior’. What will they have in store in 2016?

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Malta Win Junior Eurovision

destinyLast night saw the conclusion of the thirteenth Junior Eurovision Song Contest in which Malta have won the competition for the second time. The winning entry ‘Not My Soul’ by Destiny Chukunyere finished top of the leaderboard with 185 points, 9 points ahead of nearest rivals Armenia. Third place went to Slovenia. Continue reading