The Malta Folk Song Contest

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The Malta Folk Song Contest was due to the birth of many Maltese songs today, after so many years have played and bring much nostalgic moments.

This festival was held only three times in 1973, 1974 and in 1976. This festival was organized by Jove Enterprises and organizational board was formed by John Portelli, Joe P. Portelli, Vanni Pulé and Mary Anne Xuereb that time was his girlfriend, now his wife.

After the committee had also service of Mro. Anthony Chircop, Philip Xuereb, Charles Coliero and Mario Serracino-Inglott.

This festival was organized with the coperation of the Malta Government Tourist Board and Maltese Programmes fan Club of Canada in conjunction with the travel agency Alpine Travel under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Hon. Dr. Joseph Cassar B.A. LL.D.

The winner was awarded a trophy awarded by the Tourist Board, was It represents the folk and traditional instruments, design of Gerald Falzon and constructed by the firm F.Abela Sons.

The purpose of this folk festival to promote local writers to those of the original songs Maltese.

The winner of the festival had the opportunity to go to Canada to sing maltese emigrants. While the first two songs are recorded on a disc also classified.

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