L-Għanja tal-Poplu 1998

From M3P
Jump to: navigation, search
L-Għanja tal-Poplu Flyer 1998

The 23rd Edition of L-Għanja tal-Poplu was held on Friday and Saturday 17 and 18 April 1998 at the University of Malta's Sir Temi Zammit Hall at Tal-Qroqq in l-Imsida.

A total of 170 original songs were submitted, shortlisted to 19 finalists. A CD with all finalist songs and a commemorative programme were published.

The Festival was also shown on TVM under the direction of Martin Mercieca. Originally, the final night's hosts were to be Anna Bonett and Enzo Gusman, but the latter dropped and Tony Micallef substituted him.

Prizes

  • First Place:- Trophy and Lm300
  • Second Place:- Trophy and Lm200
  • Third Place:- Trophy and Lm100

L-Għanja tal-Poplu trophy is detained for a year by the author/composer of the winning song. Trophies were also rewarded to the song with the best social theme and another one for the best interpretation.

Finalists

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer Video
01 Joe Demicoli Festi Infernali Joe Demicoli Joe Demicoli
02 Marbeck Spiteri Meta Frederick Camilleri Frederick Camilleri
03 Walter Micallef Dan L-Aħħar Walter Micallef Walter Micallef
04 Mark Doneo F’Ħajtek Daħħal Daqsxejn Mużika Trevor Zahra René Mamo
05 Rita Pace & Jesmond Tedesco Triccas Daqsxen Tolleranza Rita Pace Marica Axisa
06 Marisa D’Amato Tempju Tal-Qedem Paul Ellul Mark Spiteri Lucas Click on Video
07 Incorvaja Sisters Diana Mario Fenech Caruana Andrew Zahra
08 Herman Bonaci Warrbuli Trevor Zahra René Mamo
09 Ivan Spiteri Lucas & Mark Spiteri Lucas Valletta Belt Qalbiena Paul Ellul Mark Spiteri Lucas
10 Natasha Grima Tisma' Spiss Joe Julian Farrugia Renato Briffa
11 Agnes Sultana Ix-Xiħ Giovann Attard Joe Formosa
13 Mark Tonna Taparsi Joe Julian Farrugia René Mamo
14 Fr.Paul Buhagiar Kalejdoskopju Mario Fenech Caruana Frederick Camilleri
15 Philip Vella Kemm Jien Beżżul Joe M Farrugia Philip Vella
16 Jeffrey Scicluna & Mariosa Xuereb Suppost Mario Fenech Caruana Marcia Axisa
17 Nadine Axisa L-Isbaħ Raqda Paul Ellul Mark Spiteri Lucas
18 Anthony Camilleri Il-Bieb Miftuħ Anthony Vella Anthony Camilleri
19 Augusto Cardinali Imħatra Carmen Dimech Carmelo Zammit
20 Godwin Lucas Tislima Lil Sammy Bartolo Alfred C.Sant Joe D.Grech

Organizing Committee

Organizer: Fr Maurice Mifsud
Chairman:Carmelo Schembri
Secretary: Ramon Casha
PRO: Noel D'Amato
Adverts: Peter Micallef
Stage Manager:Edward Cini

Recognition

The committee has always been proud to recognise the talent of local artists and therefore, a special award was given to the late Sammy Bartolo's family. All the singers participating in the final sang a medley of songs by the late Bartolo and his band New Cuorey.

Winners

Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer Video
01 Philip Vella Kemm Jien Bezzul Joe M Farrugia Philip Vella
02 Mark Tonna Taparsi Joe Julian Farrugia René Mamo
03 Nadine Axisa L-Isbaħ Raqda Paul Ellul Mark Spiteri Lucas

Other Winners

  • Best Social Theme:
  • Best Arragment:
  • Best Interpretation:

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) -