L-Għanja tal-Poplu 1981

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The Ninth Edition of the Festival was organized by the Youth Travel Circle (YTC), under the guidance of Fr Maurice Mifsud, by the name of Festival ta' Kant Folk. Seventeen songs took part in the final night on 16 May 1981 at St Albert College, Valletta. The show was compered by Tanya Fenech and Michael Desira.

Silvio Frendo and Laurence Scerri were in charge of the stage while George Pollacco was responsible for sound and audio. Miriam Attard Dougall made the flowering arrangement on the stage.

Poster Design

The poster design was made by Mario P.Azzopardi.

Poster of 1981 edition

Finalists

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer
01 Somehow We're The Same Lourdes Micallef Lourdes Micallef
02 Ħaġa Waħda Biss Mary Grech Mary Grech
03 Warda Miksura Martin Attard Martin Attard
04 Day Walter Micallef Walter Micallef
05 L-Aħħar Xwejħa Ta' L-Għonnella Jack DeDomenico Freddie Pisani / Martin Borg
06 Jien Joe Morana Joe Morana
07 Kantaliena Natalino Attard Natalino Attard
08 Sinjali Mario Debono Mario Debono
09 Balbuljati U Xenati Doris Mallia Manwel Scicluna, Lewis Stride
10 Tweġiba Walter Micallef Walter Micallef
11 Sing Maria Teresa Vincenti Maria Teresa Vincenti
12 Tibżax Mary Grech Mary Grech
13 Minerali Astratt Manwel Scicluna Manwel Scicluna
14 Nixtieq li Ssir Tħobbni Charlie Dalli Charles Dalli
15 A Candle Therese Muscat Therese Muscat
16 F'Idejk..... Joe Morana Joe Morana
17 Iż-Żmien Mario Debono Mario Debono

Interval

During the counting of votes, the audience was entertained by the YTC Ballroom Dancing Group led by Mr & Mrs Spiteri.

Winners

Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer
01 Mineral Astratt Manwel Scicluna Manwel Scicluna
02
03

See also

External links

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