Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 1986
The Fouth Editon of the Festival Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza - 1986 This year the Organising Committee decieced to do the Festival early and not in September, because for the week celebration they plains several activities, like drama, concerts, Rock Operas and shows like Ħajrilliberta‘86 and Kulturrartna’86. for th 21 Anniversary from the day Malta came Independent in 21 September, 1964.
So Konkors Kanunetta Indipendenza - 1986 was held on Friday 2 August, 1986. Originally the Festival could plain to held at the Assembly Hall at the University at Tal-Qroqq, today we known it as Sir Temi Zammit Hall, but the permission was not given, and the event went back fiftheen days back and after was held in Radio City at Ħamrun.
The organizing Committee under the Chairman ship of Charles A.Bellia, issued the regulaitions of the festival, the other members where Charles Stroud, John Camilleri and Doris Stroud. There where submitted 30 songs, and it was very hard for the Jury to heard the songs in the eliminatory phase held on Saturday 12 July, 1986, too chose 24 songs for the Final. The teem of the Festival was:- Fix-Xogħol Il-Ġejjieni.
As we taught this year the Festival was held on Friday 2 August, 1986 this time in the Assembly Hall at the University at Tal-Qroqq. And it was another great success Festival that year, and year after year would be strong and build a good reperution with singers, Authors, Composer and the public ingeneral.
For this Festival the Committee’ agian think to issued a cassette with this songs with a production of Tony C.Scott and prepare a souverner program with the lyrics of the songs, and photos of the singers taken part, the compers of the Festival where again Hector Bruno and Maria Mintoff and Christine Calleja.
The Song Festival
Here are the 24 Finalist Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Id f’id Għal Malta||Charles Mifsud||Carmelo Zammit|
|02||Din Hija l-Ħajja Sajjied||Frank O'Neill||Frank O'Neill|
|03||Fil-Futur ix-Xogħol||Tonia Grima||Benny Grima|
|04||Tibżax||Paul Falzon||Paul Falzon|
|05||Nittamaw Fil-Ġejjieni||Frank O'Neill||Frank O'Neill|
|06||Id-Dritt Tax-Xogħol||Edwin Vella||Edwin Vella|
|07||Bidla||Profs.Joe Friggieri||Doreen Galea|
|08||Robot Mekkanizzat||Frederick Camilleri||Frederick Camilleri|
|09||Fix-Xogħol Il-Ġejjieni||Edwin Vella||Edwin Vella|
|10||Fil-Ħdima u x-Xogħol||Ġorġ Zammit ofm||Mario Cardona|
|11||Idejn Felħana||Frederick Camilleri||Frederick Camilleri|
|12||Lilek Ħaddiem Bieżel||Charles Mifsud||Carmelo Zammit|
|13||Fil-Ħidma s-Sliem||Paul Falzon||Paul Falzon|
|14||Mistoqsija||Anthony Vella||Victor Cutajar|
|15||Żepp||Victor Cutajar||Victor Cutajar|
|16||Brown Rice||Il-Ħaddiem tas-Sena||Profs.Joe Friggieri||Dominic Galea|
|17||L-Għodwa ta’ Qawmien||Amadeo Cassar||Amadeo Cassar|
|18||Uliedna||Victor Cutajar||Victor Cutajar|
|19||Il-Ġejjieni Daqt Jibda||Benny Grima||Benny Grima|
|20||Bħali Taf Bi||Paul Falzon||Paul Falzon|
|21||Karba Minn Taħt l-Ilsien||Vince Fabri||Vince Fabri|
|22||Hekk Għad Jiġri||Agnes Cassar||Agnes Cassar|
The Jury was composed bye eight members Vinny Vella Sr., Vanni Pulè, Oscar Lucas, Trevor Zahra, Paul Arnaud, Ivan Cumbo, Frank Vassallo and John Schranz to heard the songs in the eliminatory phase held on Saturday 12 July, 1986, too chose 24 songs for the Final. There were representative of UKAM and MEU the Musicians and Entertainers Union.
Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Brown Rice||Il-Ħaddiem tas-Sena||Profs.Joe Friggieri||Dominic Galea|
- Il-Ħaddiem tas-Sena by Brown Rice was vote the Best Song chose by public
The trophies was presented by Dr.Guido Demarco President of the Nationalist Party, and at the end he address to the present public.