Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2008
This was the Seventeen Edition of the Festival Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2008 Since the festival begain again in 1997. This Festival was held at Floriana The Granaries between [ Date ? ] September, 2008. And was showed direct on Net TV.
The organisers under the chairperson Frederick Zammit announced the 20 entries which qualified for the next round to be held in the final on 18 September, 2008 at the the Floriana Granaries.
The teem of the festival – Xogħol – Edukazzjoni – Ambjent, Flimkien b”impejn Għall-Ġejjieni.
The program Indifest 2008 was view also before the festival, where all the final singers sing and interview in this program why the viewers know better the singers, besides used the televoting to choose the televoting song.
Talent Ġdid (New Talent)
From this year the organizing committee introduced another festival named Talent Ġdid for promising singers, where singers from 12 years to 16 years take part, and choose the best three songs true the Indifest 2008 program and the first three song join the other 20 songs in the final night on the Floriana Granaries. And from thsi program passed this three songs:- Gabriella Massa - Ma Sebħ, Kimberly Grech – Kull Mument Prezzjuz and Francesca Borg – Tan-Nanna.
The submitted entries were judged by the following panel of music experts: The names of the Jury are these Antonella Vassallo as head of the Jury, Noel D'Anastas, Mario Axiaq, Mario Grech, Mro.Manwel Pirotta, Edward Montebello and Joe Gabriel Vella, the UKAM rappresentative was Horace J.Anastasi.
Here are the 20 Songs featured in the final:-
From this edition before each song was produced a commercial information by Nivea where appear the singer and give some information about his song include the names of the author and composer.
The prizes where for Televoting, For Third Place, € 470 and trophy for singer, Author and Composer, For Second Place, € 700 and trophy for singer, Author and Composer, For First Place, € 1170 and trophy for singer, Author and Composer. The Trophies was presented by the General Secretary of The Nationalist Party Paul Borg Olivier in the presence of the Chairman of the Organizing Committee Frederick Zammit.
Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Is-Sitta||Nistgħu Nirnexxu||Joe Chircop||Mark Spiteri Lucas||(Click for Video)|
|02||Dorothy Bezzina||Qalb Iċ-Ċpar||Alexia Schembri||Chan Vella||(Click for Video)|
|03||Claire Caruana||X’Inħu l-Mewġ?||Ġiovann Attard||Augusto Cardinali||(Click for Video)|
The Winners called Is-Sitta was formed for this Festival with a grupp of friends named Mark Spiteri Lucas, Ivan Spiteri Lucas, Ludwig Galea,Christian Arding, Natasha Grima and Charlene Grima. Unfortunately on the Final Day, only five sang because Charlene Grima was sick and could not make it.
- Televoting Prize:- Deborah C – Pandora