Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija għall-Ewropa 1994
This Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija għall-Ewropa 1994 (Festival of Maltese Song for Europe 1994) 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.
There were 222 Submission
Awards Festival Song For Europe 1994
(A) Nine (9) Songs finalists be issued on CD.
(B) Fifty Maltese Lira (Lm 50) awarded to those songs that took part in the knockout Festival and has qualified for the final evening.
(C) Memorial Trophy given to the composers, authors and the singer / principal of a five (5) finalists.
(D) The four (4) finalists songs will not be the first to take Mitt Maltese Lira (Lm 100).
(E) The Composer winner of Malta Song Festival awarded Three Hundred Maltese Lira (Lm 300), while the singer / a given eight Maltese Lira (Lm 80).
(F) The winning song rappresent Malta Eurovision Song Festival in 1994.
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. (Jury 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
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
Here are the 10 Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Renato Micallef||The Shadow Of A Dream||Laurence Spiteri||Laurence Spiteri|
|02||Georgina Abela||Remember The Beginning||Philip Vella||Philip Vella|
|03||Catherine Vigar||It’s His Violin||Joe Carr||George Curmi ‘il-Puse|
|04||Enzo Gusman||How Can I Ever Love Again?||Josephine Zarb||Josephine Zarb|
|05||Freddie Portelli||There’s a Song||Freddie Portelli||Freddie Portelli|
|06||Jon Lukas||You Can Depend On Me||Jon Lukas||Jon Lukas|
|07||Phyllisienne Brincat||Tell Me Why||Frederick Camilleri||Margaret Camilleri|
|08||Moira Stafrace & Chris Scicluna||More Than Love||Moira Stafrace||Chris Scicluna|
|09||Ray Caruana||Scarlet Song||Ray Mahonay||Dominic Galea|
|10||Marthese Tanti||To Love Again||Doris Chetcuti||Josephine Giordimaina|
The Shadow of A Dream, Remember The Begining, Tell Me Why, More Than Love and Scarlet Song pass to the Final Phase, and three of them where the winning songs.
Here are the first 3 placing Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Moira Stafrace & Chris Scicluna||More Than Love||Moira Stafrace||Chris Scicluna|
|02||Ray Caruana||Scarlet Song||Ray Mahoney||Dominic Galea|
|03||Georgina Abela||Remember The Beginning||Philip Vella||Philip Vella|
The More Then Love by Chris Scicluna & Moira Stafrace will be rappresent Malta in the Eurovision song Contest 1994.
The Members of the Jury where:- (Not Known till today)
Director of the Orchestra was Mro. George Debono
- General Coordination - Robert Cefai
- Director – Robert Abela
- Ass.Direttur - Alfred Debono
- Stage Manager - Frans Fenech
- Visual direction – Joe Galea
- Coordinator - Alfred Debono, Vince De Bono
- Director TV – [Lino Giuliano]]
- Make-up – Rosanna Mintoff
- Designs Of Stage Saviour Camilleri
- TV Producation – PBS Ltd
- Audio – Sound System Ltd
- Lighting – ITC - International Trading Company
- Building Set – Fibremar Co.Ltd