Konkors Kanzunetta Festa San Pawl - 1986
This was the First Edition of Konkors Kanzunetta Festa San Pawl – 1986 held at Valletta, it was decieded to organized this Festival by the feast Committee, of St Paul's. Konkors Kanzunetta Festa San Pawl – 1986. Held at the Collegiate Church of St Paul’s Shipwreck Valletta on [[ ]]. And it was the first time, that a music Festival was organized in church.
The Organising Committee was composed by Charles A.Bellia as Organizer. Chairman: - Rev. Kon. Fr. Anton Galea Vice-Chairman:- Paul Asciak Rappresentative on be half L-Għaqda tal-Pawlini and cordinators:- Paul Spiteri, Louis Attard, Charles Galea Scanura Rappresentative church Council, and Lino Bartolo and Charles Grima. Cordinator:- Paul Mifsud
Music, Recording and Arrangment: Tony C. Scott Lighting: Mario Camilleri I.T.C Stage Decorations: Għaqda Pawlini Flower Arrangments: A. Enriquez and L.Camilleri Sound: Tony C Scott, Light Controll: Tony Valletta Production and Direction: Charles A.Bellia
In this First Editon of Konkors Kanzunetta Festa San Pawl – 1986 taken part nine songs which compited with each other, after the first three songs, there was some poems ready by Charles Arrigo, and Doreen Bellizi and the same after the seventh song, there where some other narration from the Oratorio Pawlu Ta’Malta and Alfred Mallia.
Singers and Songs
Here are the 9 Maltese Songs taken part in this Festival:-
|01||Nathalie Schembri||Kemm Ħabbejtna||Ġorġ Zammit||Carmelina Zammit|
|02||Agnes Cassar||San Pawl (It-Tama F’Salib)||Edwidge Cassar||John B. Cassar|
|03||George Agius||L’Appostlu tal-Maltin||Charles Mifsud||Carmelo Zammit|
|04||Doreen Galea||Marana Ta||Joe Friggieri||Sammy Galea|
|05||Kor Ilħna Pawlini||Missier Tagħna||Spiro Zammit||Spiro Zammit|
|06||Vanna Bugelli||Messaġġ Ta’ Missier||Carmen Dimech||Carmelo Zammit|
|07||Tessie Farrugia||Għad Jasal Jum||Frederick G.Borg||Frederick G.Borg|
|08||Godwin Lucas & Grupp Selmun||Rajt Qluħ||Carmel Falzon||Victor Fenech|
|09||Carmelo Borg||L-Imħabba Fik||Michael Zammit||Spiro Zammit|
All the singers was accompated by the Quintett of Edward Tagliaferro on Keyboards, Joe Vassallo violin, Thomas Sinagra Sax, Vince Bonett bass guitar and Philip Xuereb drums. All the songs arragment was done by the composier itself.
There where as prizes as cash money sponsors by some companies.
- First Prize was Lm 100 sponsor by Simonds Farsond Cisk Ltd
- Second Prize was Lm 50 sponsor by P.Carabott of 17, Merchants Street, Valletta.
- Third Prize was Lm 25 sponsor by Mario Buontempo Tours, St Paul's Str, Valletta.
There where also prizes for Lyrics.
- First Prize - Trophie
- Second Prize - Trophie
- Third Priza - Trophie
For those in the audience who guest the winner of the Contest, they win a lunch for two persosn at 'Whisper' at Mosta or at 'Pescatore' at St Paul's Bay.
Here are the Maltese Songs in featured in the final:-
|01||Rajt Qlugħ||Godwin Lucas & Grupp Selmun||Carmel Falzon||Victor Fenech||316|
|02||Marana Ta||Doreen Galea||Profs.Joe Friggieri||Sammy Galea||279|
|03||Kemm Ħabbejtna||Nathalie Schembri||Dr.Ġorġ Zammit||Carmelina Zammit||275|
|01||Kemm Ħabbejtna||Nathalie Schembri||Dr.Ġorġ Zammit||Carmelina Zammit||95|
|02||Rajt Qlugħ||Godwin Lucas & Grupp Selmun||Carmel Falzon||Victor Fenech||88|
|03||Marana Ta||Doreen Galea||Profs.Joe Friggieri||Sammy Galea||84|
After Mr. Charles A.Bellia made his address to the present audrence, W,R. Kon. Anton Galea made his message too, after it was annouced the winners, by the head of the jury’s Fr. David Azzopardi, and was presented the winning prizes and certificates, to the compsers and Authors , presented by Mr.Anthony J.Tabone a rapresened Farsons, and after the presentation Godwin Lucas & Grupp Selmun sing the 1986 winning song ‘Rajt Qlugħ’ and all finished by the National Maltese Altem.
The stage director and producer was Charles A. Bellia, why the stage decoration was under the hand of Għaqda Pawlini, Light design b y Mario Camilleri of I.T.C, Theatre Light Tony Valletta, Flower arrangments by A.Enriquez and L.Camilleri, Music, Recording and Arrangment and Sound by Tony C. Scott, John Bruno sound controll nd recording. Light Controll: Tony Valletta Production and Direction: Charles A.Bellia