L-Għanja tal-Poplu 2007

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The 32nd edition of L-Għanja tal-Poplu was held on Saturday 30 April 2007 at the Xatt Ta’ Liesse in Valletta during the Fireworks Festival in the Grand Harbour. Music and lyrics in Maltese blended very well with the picturesque surroundings and the art of pyrotechniques, giving all present a pleasant atmosphere.

Actually two song contests took place: twelve songs performed by singers above the age of 16 took part in the 32nd edition of the festival, while another twleve songs performed by singers from ages 10 to 15 took part in the 3rd edition of the Youth and Adolescents' category.

The show was broadcast live on Education 22.

Organizing Committee

Organizer: Fr Maurice Mifsud
Secretary: Alexia Cutajar Conti
Members: Noel D'Amato and Carmelo Schembri

Tickets & Cd

Tickets at €10 were available from the Y.T.C. 227 Merchants' Street, Valletta. A compact disc with all 24 songs in both categories was for sale during the final night, from the YTC offices in Valletta and from record shops.

Finalists

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer Video
01 Teddie Zammit & Rita Pace L-Għalliem Tiegħi Rita Pace Teddie Zammit
02 Anna Azzopardi Dawn L-Ulied Paul Ellul Renato Briffa
03 Corazon Mizzi Hawn Jien Corazon Mizzi Corazon Mizzi
04 Cliff Zammit & Annabelle Debono Leġġenda Paul Ellul Mark Spiteri Lucas
05 Maria Mallia Arani Issa Alfred C. Sant Philip Vella
06 Jesmond Tedesco Triccas Fil-Fidi Magħqudin Paul Ellul Chan Vella
07 Christian Azzopardi Ikkundannat Rita Pace Marco Debono
08 Laura Bruno Oażi Alfred C.Sant Philip Vella
09 Isabelle Zammit Lingwiti Giovann Attard Augusto Cardinali
10 Mark Tonna & Andrew Zammit Dak Kien Żmien Mark Tonna Andrew Zammit
11 Janvil Apolkalissi Alexia Schembri Chan Vella
12 Diane Spiteri & Odette Spiteri Int Trid Tkun Aldo Spiteri Aldo Spiteri

The Judges

The judges during the live show were:

The Interval

During interval, until the final result was known, troupes from Olivia Dow Ballet school Dance, The Wild Strength Dancers, and the festival's resident dancers Kieth & Adonelle entertained the audience.

Winners

No Singers Songs Lyrics Composer Video
01 Corazon Mizzi Hawn Jien Corazon Mizzi Corazon Mizzi
02 Mark Tonna & Andrew Zammit Dak kien Żmien Mark Tonna Andrew Zammit
03 Janvil Apokalissi Alexia Schembri Chan Vella

Other Winners

  • Best Social Theme: Paul Ellul for the song Dawn l-Ulied
  • Best Interpretation: Mark Tonna and Andrew Zammit for Dak Kien Żmien

The Comperes

The Comperes of the Festival where John Bundy and Valerie Vella.

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) -