Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 2001
Fabrizio Faniello makes his first of two appearances at the Eurovision Song Contest with a song by Eurovision veterans Georgina & Paul Abela.
Venue: Parken Stadium - Copenhagen, Denmark
Date: 12 May 2001
Number of Contestants: 23
Singer: Fabrizio Faniello
Song: Another Summer Night
Composer: Paul Abela
Lyricist: Georgina Abela
Final Place: 9th
ESC winner for this year
Country: Estonia: Everybody performed by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL
Composer: Ivar Must
Lyricist: Maian-Anna Karmas
Before 2001 husband and wife team Georgina and Paul Abela had been involved in Malta's Eurovision entry in 1991, 1992 and 1996.
Fabrizio would go on to represent Malta once again in 2006.
This year all but four songs were sung either entirely or partly in English.
After an outstanding run throughout most of the 1990s, Ireland only managed to obtain 6 points this year.