Malta Song for Europe 2001
This Festival Malta Song For Europe 2001 was organized by the Ministery of Youth and Culture under the auspices of Minister Dr. Louis Galea, the Festival was held on 6 and 7 Febuary 1998. At the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.
The Organising Committee for this Festival was made by Charlo Bonnici as the chairman of the Festival, Robert Cefai Secretary and Ray Cassar, Alfred Borg, Mariella Pisani Bencini, Noel Magri, Romina Libreri and Paul Buhagiar as members
There are ? Submissions
Awards Festival Song For Europe 2001
(A) The winning song tirrapenzenta to Malta in the Eurovision Song Festival 2001 will be held in Copenhagan Denmark on 12 th May, 2001.
(B) The Composer Finalist given Lm 600 while singers Lm 250 winners awarded
(C) The Second place winner Composer given Lm 350 while singers given Lm 165.
(D) The Third place winner Composer given Lm 240 while the singer get Lm 60.
(E) The composer of the song Sixteeth who took part and were not ranked first,second or third place given Lm 60 each.
(F) The songs will be recorded on CD. And will be given Lm 60 for each song include on the Cd.
The program of the Festival was so
Friday 2 nd February 2001 at 7.30pm
Saturday 3 rd February 2001 at 7.30pm
Sung the 16 finalist songs of the Festival. Presentation of the Song Malta. (As a promotional by Air Malta a cd of 12 songs was issued with the main song is MALTA. This Cd will be part of ‘The World Music Collection’ a collection of music from 150 diffeent countiers. All the songs are composed by Mro. Charles Camilleri and was recorded by Philip Vella) Singing the winner of 2000 Claudette Pace. Show by the duo International The Olsen Brothers
The jury select the winning song of 2001 which will be represents Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagan Denmark
Winners and becomes the Presentation by Hon. Minister Dr. Louis Galea.
Category ‘ A’
Here are the 16 Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Ira Losco||We’ ll Ride The Wind||Doreen Galea||Dominic Galea|
|02||Fiona Cauchi||All I Need||Fiona Cauchi||René Mamo|
|03||Ira Losco||Spellbound||Gerard James Borg||Philip Vella|
|04||Olivia Lewis||Love Will See Me Through||Doris Chetcuti||Eugenio Schembri|
|05||Nadine Axisa||He’s My Romeo||Philip Vella||Philip Vella|
|06||Marvic Lewis||I Wanna Be The One||Doris Chetcuti||Eugenio Schembri|
|07||Lawrence Gray||Count On Me||Philip Vella||Paul Abela|
|08||Karen Polidano||Nothing I Can Do||Joe Julian Farrugia||René Mamo|
|09||Ira Losco||Deep Inside My Heart||Paul Zammit Cutajar||Ira Losco, Paul Zammit Cutajar|
|10||Lawrence Gray||A Song In My Life||Ray Agius||Ray Agius|
|11||Olivia Lewis||Hold Me Now||Doris Chetcuti||Eugenio Schembri|
|12||Julie Zahra||Eternity||Joe Julian Farrugia||René Mamo|
|13||Michelle Farrugia||Why Now||Vince Pulo||Vince Pulo|
|14||Ira Losco||Don’t Give Up||Ray Agius||Ray Agius|
|15||Tarcisio Barbara||My Three Minute Song||Alfred C. Sant||Tarcisio Barbara|
|16||[Fabrizio Faniello]]||Another Summer Night||Ġeorġina Abela||Paul Abela|
Here are the first 3 placing Songs featured in the final:-
|01||Fabrizio Faniello||Another Summer Night||Ġeorġina Abela||Paul Abela|
|02||Ira Losco||Spellbound||Gerard James Borg||Philip Vella|
|03||Lawrence Gray||Count On Me||Philip Vella||Paul Abela|
The Song Another Summer Night by Fabrizio Faniello will be rappresent Malta in the Eurovision song Contest 2001.
The Members of the Jury where:- (Not Known till today)
- The Singers sing their songs on playback.
- Executiv Producer – Charlo Bonnici
- General Cordination – Robert Cefai
- Executiv Director – Pierre Cachia, Mario Ellul
- Producation Assistant – Romina Libreri
- Visual Direction – Frans Lia
- Techical Director – Joe Galea
- Ass.Stage Manager – Frans Fenech
- Stage Management – Ħaddiema –Kunsill Malti Għall-Kultura u l-Arti
- Image Setting – Clayton Communications
- Designs Of Stage – Vince Briffa, Pierre Portelli
- TV Producation – PBS Ltd
- PRO – Alfred Borg, Romina Libreri, Frederick Zammit, Sandro Mangion
- Photograhy – Domenic Aquilina
- Audio – The Sound System
- Lighting – Med Import & Export Ltd
- Lighting Designer – Simon Corder