Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2019
The Contest takes place under the auspices of the Partit Nazzjonalista. Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza will be held as part of the celebrations of Independence. The contest will in one category from 16 years Over:
Rules of the Festival in Maltese
The rules was announced on Wednesday 7 August, 2019.
The rules of the festival in Maltese can be found here.
In The First phase, the jury will hearing the songs (music and voice heard on CDs). Select 20 songs and will be passed for the final night.
After all the song will be view on NET TV and from there will be open the televoting for all songs till the final phase.
The televoting award will be a separate winner prize.
The Organising Committee
- Robert Cutajar Chairperson
- Mario Axiaq
- Steve Mifsud
- Marisa Abela
- Liza Spiteri
- Erika Gauci
- Dr. Cora Vella
- Dr. Liam Sciberras
KKI 2019 was held as part from the Independence celebrations 2019. The festival was open for singers over 16 years.
Every singer is fill free to submitted any number of songs. The important dates for the KKI Junior 2019 was the Submission must enter on Friday 31 August, 2018 (from 9.00am till 6.00 pm), and the last the Submission must enter till Monday 3 September, 2019. The application fee was € 50.
Although it was plain the Eliminatory Phase on 6 September, 2019, For this festival submitted 20 songs and the organizers decided to passed on for the Final phase when then will sign (half playback) music on Cd, but singers must sing ‘live’. Infornt of a panel of seven jury.
The final night will be held on Thursday 19 September, 2019 as a part of the Indipendence 2019 feast days
The Prizes are distributed as follows:
- For the song in the first (1) place: Trophy and one thousand two hundred euro (€1,200.00)
- For the song in the second (2) place: Trophy and seven hundred and Fifty euro (€750.00)
- For the song on the third (3rd) place: Trophy and Five hundred euro (€500.00)
- A separate trophy is awarded in case that the singers, the composers and Authors winners are different.
- Give a trophy to the composer, to the author and singer of the song who get the largest number of votes in the result of the public televoting.
Announced the 20 Finalist
The Organising Committee announced that the 20 finalist from Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2019 final which will take place this year at Pieta near Dar Ċentrali in connection with the Independence week, On the 19 September, 2019.
The Committee augured to all singers and thanks to the others who submitted into this contest.
Here are the 20 songs who passed to the Final Phase:-
|01||Amber Grace Scerri||Ngħix||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Aldo Spiteri||52302072|
|02||Domenique Azzopardi||Frammenti||Mark Amaira||Philip Vella||52302073|
|03||Ruth Portelli||Nipproteġik||Mark Scicluna||Mark Scicluna||52302074|
|04||Graziana Hili||Strument Bla Ħoss||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Graziana Hili||52302075|
|05||Cherylis Camilleri||Wirt Tfuliti||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Philip Vella||52302076|
|06||Mark Portelli||Taħt Sema Malti||Paul Ellul||Philip Vella||52302077|
|07||Rachel Lowell||Li Stajt Nagħżel Jien||Rita Pace||Mark Spiteri Lucas||52302078|
|08||Justine Delmar||Maskri||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Mark Spiteri Lucas||52302079|
|09||Kayley Cuschieri||Nanna||Rita Pace||Mark Spiteri Lucas||52302080|
|10||Daryl Schembri||Dellijiet||Alexia Schembri / Maria Schembri||Chan Vella||52302081|
|11||Rutger Scicluna Galea||Warda||Cliff Casha||Dominic Cini||52302082|
|12||Domenique Azzopardi||Ma Ninsew Qatt||Rita Pace||Marco Debono||52302083|
|13||Krista Spiteri Lucas||Katrin||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Kaya' Priscilla Giordano Psaila||52302084|
|14||Mikhail Attard||Lagħbat man-Nar||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Glen Vella / Mikhail Attard||52302085|
|15||Danica Muscat||Sfumaw||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Philip Vella||52302086|
|16||Simone Gauci||Dellu Tqil||Rita Pace||Rita Pace||52302087|
|17||Maria Spiteri||Ta' Kuljum||Emil Calleja Bayliss||Augusto Cardinali||52302088|
|18||Kayley Cuschieri||Ritwal||Rita Pace||Dominic Cini||52302089|
|19||Mirko Bugeja||Ritratt M'Għandix||Rita Pace||Stephen Baldacchino||52302090|
|20||Kevin Cortis||Kif Ma Tismax||Andre Vella||Dominic Cini||52302091|
Each list is announced as a running order, how all the singrs will perform on the final night.
In a statement, the Committee wished all the best to all singers and thanked all those who submitted to this contest.
In stead there are more singers who got more then two songs, it could passed automaticaly the two songs, which got the highest points. The Composers and the authors got the opportunity to choose other singers to interprted the song in their category, if they did’nt wish and agreed they drop the song and enter the song next in line.
The Jury for this final night where:-
- Charles Bellia
- Tony Mercieca
- Joe Gabriel Vella
- Joe S. Grech
- Marilena Gauci
- Daniel Testa
- Pierre Zammit
Here are the Winning Songs featured in the final:-
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