Festival Internazzjonali tal-Kanzunetta Maltija 1994

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This Festival Internazzjonali tal-Kanzunetta Maltija 1994 and Song For Europe was organized together by the Ministery of Youth and Culture under the auspices of Minister Dr. Michael Frendo, the Festival was held on 3, 4 and 5 Febuary 1994. At the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.

The Organising Committee for this Festival was made by Gaetano Abela as the chairman of the Festival, Robert Cefai Secretary and Sue Zammit, Frans Fenech, Joe Vassallo, Alfred Debono as members

There were 222 Submission

Awards Malta Song Festival 1994

(A) Ten (10) finalists will be issued on CD Songs.

(B) The Fifth (5) Composers / Authors selected for Finals have the right to write a composition together for Song for Europe Festival 1995.

(C) Fifty Maltese Lira (Lm 50) awarded to those songs that took part in the knockout Festival and has qualified for the final evening.

(D) Memorial Trophy given to the composers, authors and the singer / principal of a five (5)finalists.

(E) The four (4) finalists songs will not be the first to take Mitt Maltese Lira (Lm 100).

(F) The Composer winner of Malta Song Festival awarded Three Hundred Maltese Lira(Lm 300), while the singer / a given eight Maltese Lira (Lm 80)


The program of the Festival was so

Thursday 3rd February 1994 at 7.30pm

10 songs sung Festival of Maltese Song. Make interval of 20 minutes. Having sung 10 songs Song for Europe.


The jury select 7 songs from each Festival qualify for the Semi Final. The Members of the Jury where:- (Not Known till today)


Friday 4th February 1994 at 7.30pm

7 selected songs sung by Maltese song festival. Interval of 20 minutes. Exhibition Ballroom Dance school of Tony Lawrence and later sung 7 songs Song for Europe

The jury select 5 songs from each qualifying for the Final Festival The Members of the Jury where:- (Not Known till today)


Saturday 5 February 1994 at 7.30pm

10 finalists sung songs, the first 5 of Maltese Song Festival, is then the Song for Europe Festival.

Interval of 20 minutes, Exhibition of the Academy of Ballet Danza Tanya Bayona-Poutiatine.

Winners and becomes the Presentation by Hon Minister Dr.Michael Frendo


Final Night

Here are the 10 Maltese Songs performed in the final night. These 10 songs were shortlisted to 5 to establish the winners:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Music
01 Mario Caruana Bla Kliem, Bla Sliem Mario Fenech Caruana Mario Caruana
02 Doreen Galea & Manolito Galea Forsi Ray Mahoney Sammy Galea
03 Claudette Pace Kunċert Ray Mahoney Dominic Galea
04 Renato Micallef Kellimni Żżommx ‘l Bogħod Thelma Zarb Thelma Zarb
05 Ġeorġina Abela Bħal Darba Profs. Joe Friggieri Paul Abela
06 Mike Spiteri Fejn Tħobb il-Qalb Alfred C. Sant Ray Agius
07 Phylisienne Brincat Nixtieq Narak Edmond Zarb Edmond Zarb
08 Enzo Gusman M’Għadekx Li Kont! Enzo Gusman Enzo Gusman
09 Jon Lukas Id-Dinja Llum Jon Lukas Jon Lukas
10 Godwin Lucas Jekk Tgħid Le Profs. Joe Friggieri Victor Fenech

The Winners

Here are the final placings. Only the winner was announced and all the remaining four finalists were awarded second place:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Music
01 Doreen Galea & Manolito Galea Forsi Ray Mahoney Sammy Galea
02 Renato Kellimni Żżommx 'il Bogħod Thelma Zarb Thelma Zarb
02 Enzo Gusman M'Għadekx li Kont Carmen Gusman Enzo Gusman
02 Mario Caruana Bla Kliem Bla Sliem Mario Fenech Caruana Mario Caruana
02 Godwin Lucas Jekk Tgħid Le Joe Friggieri Victor Fenech

The Jury

The Members of the Jury where:- (Not Known till today)

The Compers

The presenters on Thursday were Karl Bonaci and Stephanie Spiteri during the Friday and Saturday were John Bundy and Lucienne Selvaggi.

Director of the Orchestra was Mro. George Debono

Special Thanks