Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 2001

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Fabrizio Faniello makes his first of two appearances at the Eurovision Song Contest with a song by Eurovision veterans Georgina & Paul Abela.


Facts

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

Points: 48


ESC winner for this year

Country: Estonia: Everybody performed by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL

Composer: Ivar Must

Lyricist: Maian-Anna Karmas

Points: 198


Trivia

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.

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