Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 1971
This was Malta's first time at the Eurovision Song Contest. Joe Grech sang Maria l-Maltija, which remained a popular Maltese song for many years after the Eurovision appearance.
Venue : Dublin, Ireland
Date : Saturday, 3 April 1971
Number of Contestants: 18
Singer : Joe Grech
Song : Maria l-Maltija
Composer : Joe Grech
Lyricist : Charles Mifsud
Final Place: 18th
ESC winner for this year
Monaco : Un Banc, Un Arbre, Une Rue performed by Severine
Composer : Jean-Pierre Bourtayre
Lyricist : Yves Dessca
Singer Joe Grech is the brother of Mons Victor Grech, a broadcaster and priest who pioneered social awareness talk shows on radio in Malta.
- Eurovision Song Contest 1971 - Wikipedia