L-Għanja tal-Poplu 1993

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L-Għanja tal-Poplu booklet 1993

The 18th Edition of the festival was held on Saturday 22 May 1993 at the Oratory at Birkirkara. 46 original songs were submitted and the final 15 were chosen by a professional jury. The final night was transmitted on TVM and the songs published on cassette. A booklet with the song lyrics was published and given to the audience.

Charles Xuereb and Tanya Muscat compered the final night.

Organizing Committee

Organizer: Fr Maurice Mifsud
Chairman:Carmelo Schembri
PRO: Noel D'Amato
Stage Manager: Christopher Micallef
Member: Ramon Casha
Member: Tony Tanti
Member: Simon Vella
Member:Mark Mercieca

Prizes

  • 1st placing - trophy and Lm100
  • 2nd placing - trophy and Lm50
  • 3rd placing - trophy and Lm30

L-Għanja tal-Poplu trophy is detained for a year by the author and composer of the winning song. Further trophies were awarded to the song with the best social theme, and the best interpretation.

Finalists

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer
01 The Incorvaja Sisters Pandemonju Mario Fenech Caruana Frank O'Neill
02 Adelina Attard L-Għanja taż-Żgħożija Paul Micallef Eileen Micallef
03 Joe Carr Għanja Mediterranja Frank O'Neill Frank O'Neill
04 Living Waters Ejja Nħawlu Siġra Alfred C. Sant Alfred C.Sant
05 La Forza Del Destino Dulċiera Maltin Ġorg Saliba Dominic Galea
06 Manwel Mifsud Din L-Art Manwel Mifsud Manwel Mifsud
07 Fr.Paul Buhagiar,Phyllisienne Brincat, George Zarb Il-Ħolma Tal-Għaqda Paul Mizzi, Fr Savio Vella Paul Buhagiar Fr.
08 Walter Micallef Tihom Widen Walter Micallef Marie Micallef
09 Tony Vella L-Għanja tal-Għeluq Alfred C.Sant Alfred C.Sant
10 Joe Farrugia, Leontine, Merga Luna Park Manwel Mifsud Manwel Mifsud
11 Antonella Vassallo Tal-Ġenn Man Martin Attard Martin Attard
12 Tony Vella Villa Bonnici Adrian Galea Pierre Micallef
13 Phyllisienne Brincat Wiċċ is-Sema Mario Fenech Caruana Frederick Camilleri
14 Merga Belt Fuq Il-Baħar Martin Attard Martin Attard
15 X-Tend Il-Ħolma Tas-Sħaħar Mario Fenech Caruana Charlie Dalli

Interval

During the counting of votes, the audience was entertained by a show of traditional Maltese costumes by GM Productions, and dancing by Tony Lawrence dance troupe.

Winners

Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer
01 Fr. Paul Buhagiar Il-Ħolma tal-Għaqda P.Mizzi, Fr.Savio Vella Fr.Paul Buhagiar
02
03

Special thanks

See also

External links

L-Għanja tal-Poplu Festival Editions
* 1970s: 01 (1973) - 02 (1974) - 03 (1975) - 04 (1976) - 05 (1977) - 06 (1978) - 07 (1979)
* 1980s: 08 (1980) - 09 (1981) - 10 (1982) - 11 (1983) - 12 (1984) - 13 (1985) - 14 (1986) - 15 (1987) 
* 1990s: 16 (1990) - 17 (1992) - 18 (1993) - 19 (1994) - 20 (1995) - 21 (1996) - 22 (1997) - 23 (1998) - 24 (1999)
* 2000s: 25 (2000) - 26 (2001) - 27 (2002) - 28 (2003) - 29 (2004) - 30 (2005) - 31 (2006) - 32 (2007) - 33 (2008) - 34 (2009)
* 2010s: 35 (2010) - 36 (2012) - 37 (2013) - 38 (2014) - 39 (2015) - 40 (2016) - 41 (2017) - 42 (2018) -