Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija għall-Ewropa 1995

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This Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija għall-Ewropa 1995 (Festival of Maltese Song for Europe 1995. was organized by the Ministry of Youth and Culture under the auspices of Minister Dr. Michael Refalo, the Festival was held on 3 and 4 Febuary 1995. 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 Sylvana Cristina, Dominic Chircop and Alfred Debono as members

There are  ? Submissions

Awards Festival Song For Europe 1995

(A) The winning song tirrapenzenta to Malta in the Eurovision Song Festival 1995 will be held in Ireland.

(B) The Composer Finalist given Lm 350 while singer / c / Lm 90 winners awarded

(C) The Second place winner Composer given l-kantant/a/i while he is afforded Lm 200 Lm 80.

(D) The Third place winner Composer given Lm 130 Lm 70 while he is afforded l-Singers.


(E) The composer of the song Fifteenth HRA who took part and were ranked first,second or third place given Lm 50 each.

(F) The songs will be recorded on CD.


The program of the Festival was so

Friday 3rd February 1995 at 7.30pm Participation of Talents Contest Winners Newer. First sung 9 songs. Make interval of 20 minutes. Magic by Vanni Pule. Second sung 9 songs.

Saturday 4th February 1995 at 7.30pm Participation of Talents Contest Winners Newer. 18 Songs sung. Make interval of 20 minutes.

Singing from Irish duo Paul Harrington Charlie MgGettigan - Winners of Eurovision Song Festival in 1994 with the song 'Rock n' Roll Kids.

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


First Phase

Here are the 18 Songs featured in the final:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Music
01 The Starbrights Good-Bye Anne Lewis & Philip Vella The Starbrights
02 Alfred Rapa The Sun Will Shine Again Alfred Rapa Alfred Rapa
03 Alexander Schembri Will I Know Jason Paul Cassar Jason Paul Cassar
04 Mary Spiteri Just One Love Alfred C. Sant Ray Agius
05 Mark Tonna Before My Eyes Mark Tonna Mark Tonna
06 Claudette Pace Our Love Could Never Be Cynthia Sammut Alfred Zammit
07 Incorvaja Sisters & Philip Vella Shelter Me Philip Vella Marie Louise Vella
08 Enzo Gusman I’ll Keep on Loving You Enzo Gusman & Carmen Gusman Enzo Gusman
09 Tarcisio Barbara Castles Made of Sand Manny Busuttil Tarcisio Barbara
10 Doreen Galea & Manolito Galea We Can See Ray Mahoney Sammy Galea
11 Marita Agius Osler To Love Again Marita Agius Osler Marita Agius Osler
12 Mike Spiteri Keep Me In Mind Alfred C. Sant Ray Agius
13 Ann Jenkins Poor Little Rich Girl Martin Jenkins Ann Jenkins
14 Marthese Tanti Wondering Through The Night Thelma Zarb Thelma Zarb
15 Ġeorġina Abela The Little Bit Of Heaven Ray Mahoney Dominic Galea
16 Godwin Lucas & June May Cross Your Heart Profs.Joe Friggieri Victor Fenech
17 Miriam Christine Borg The Way You Are Mario Fenech Caruana Mario Caruana
18 Phyllisienne Brincat Midnights Blues Profs.Joe Friggieri Isabelle Harrison

Winning Songs

Here are the three placing winning Songs featured in the final:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Music
01 Mike Spiteri Keep Me In Mind Alfred C.Sant Ray Agius
02 Claudette Pace Our Love Could Never Be Cynthia Sammut Alfred Zammit
03 Tarcisio Barbara Castles Made Of Sand Manny Busuttil Tarcisio Barbara


The Song Keep Me In Mind by Mike Spiteri will be rapresent Malta in the Eurovision song Contest 1995.

The Jury

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

The Comperes

The presenters of the two evenings were Charles Saliba and Marie Louise Tedesco

Director of the Orchestra was Mro. Joe Brown

Special Thanks