Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015
After an appcent of four year, two years where Malta did’nt taken part, and in 2013 although the festival was not held, Malta taken part in [] by Gaia Cauchi in Ukraine and win it, for the first time, for Malta with the song The Start. In 2014 the festival again was not held, but Malta was defending the title by Fedrica Falzon with the song Diamonds.
For this 2015 the organizer decieded PBS (Public Broadcasting Services) to organizer the festival again, with the first phase, singers must heard and judge, for just heard the voices on a cd player.
For this Malta Junior Eurovision Selection 2015. There where 53 singers who lodge their application, and from them, they where choose 20 singers, This announcement was made public through [tvm.com.mt], the official website of the Public Broadcasting Services which was annouced by PBS on Friday 25 June,2015
Here are the 20 Singers who wil be featured in the final:-
|No||Singers||Songs Covers||Original Performers|
|1||Nicole Frendo||I'm Not The Only One||Sam Smith|
|2||Raisa Marie Micallef||Wishing You Were Here Somehow Again||The Phantom Of The Opera|
|3||Sarah Micallef||Respect||Aretha Franklin|
|4||Nicole Sciberras||I Will Be||Leona Lewis|
|5||Veronica Rotin||Mamma Knows Best||Jessie J|
|6||Ilenia Camilleri||One Night Only||Dreamgirls|
|7||Francesca Dimech||Blanl Space||Taylor Swift|
|8||Aidan Cassar||Kemm Hu Sabiħ||Sammy Bartolo|
|9||Christina Magrin||I Surrender||Celine Dion|
|10||Thea Aquilina||That's Life||Various Artists|
|11||Andy Shaw||Breakeven||The Script|
|12||Sarah Farrugia||Skinny Love||Bon Iver|
|13||Kelsey Farrugia||Stange Birds||David Usher|
|14||Destiny Chukunyere||Think||Aretha Franklin|
|15||Gabrielle Portelli||I Could Have Danced All Night||Musical|
|16||Haley Azzopardi||And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going||Dreamgirls|
|17||Amy Marie Borg||Wishing You Were Here Somehow Again||The Phantom Of The Opera|
|18||Rebecca Scicluna Rizzo||Yours||Steven Curtis Chapman|
|19||Isaac Mercieca||Mama||Various Artists|
|20||Victoria Sciberras||Feeling Good||Various Artists|
During intervall till the result will known, their was guest who entertaint the audence such as Gaia Cauchi, Anthea Zammit a dance who this year rappresent Malta in the first and last representative of Malta in Eurovision Young Dancers 2015 and Federica Falzon who also open the show tonight with Diamonds
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015
In 2015, the event will be moving to Sofia, at Bulgaria and Malta will be taking part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the 11th non-consecutive time, noting that the Mediterranean Country took part every year between 2003 and 2010.
PBS has appointed three international judges to select the Maltese artist.
- Carlo Ori is an Italian music producer, author and composer.
- Olga Salamkha is the Eurovision Head of Delegation of Belarus and Content Director of TV channel Belarus 24 BTRC.
- Christer Björkman is the Eurovision Head of Delegation of Sweden, Executive Producer 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Executive Producer of Melodifestivalen, the Swedish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest and the Executive Producer of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest which will be held in Stockholm. Carlo Ori is an Italian music producer, author and composer.
Tele-voting carried the equivalent weight of the fourth Jury member.
The Members of the Jury after they congratulate to all the singers and the good organization of the Festival one by one annouced the winner of this editon with the first place was annouced by the head of the Jury who saus thay the result was unanimous in agreement with the opinion of the Jurys and the public televoting choice.
- First Place - Destiney Chukunyere
- Second Place - Veronica Rotin
- Third Place - Christina Magrin
This year all the singers sing a cover version, and the Festival was a Singer Festival where all the singers make thei best to performer well, and the winner of the festival got a new song writing to rappresent Malta in Sofia next November.
So now Destiney with her vocal teacher Maria Abdilla will begain their perparation, first for the writing of the song, and they to moving to Sofia, at Bulgaria and Malta will be taking part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015. The Contest will be held in November at the Armeec arena in Sofia. The theme this year will be #discover. The theme carries a positive message that captures the spirit of Junior Eurovision and helps children find their dreams and discover each other.