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Malta: “Coming Home”, Going to Copenhagen

firelightSaturday night marked the 2014 edition of Malta Eurovision Song Contest (or, as I like to call it, the “Maltathon”).  During a show that lasted nearly four hours, fourteen acts duked it out for the chance to follow Gianluca’s successful trip to Malmö, and try to match JESC champion Gaia Cauchi’s success.  After the performances and a long list of interval acts, a champion was crowned. Read the rest of this entry

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Preview: National Final in Malta

Tonight at 20:45 CET, live from the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’Qali, broadcaster PBS will bring us the Finals of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2014.  Still riding emotionally high from the victory of Gaia Cauchi at JESC, will this past winner’s luck rub off on the grown-ups? Read the rest of this entry

Malta has Decided: it’s Gianluca Bezzina!

Well, it was a long night in Ta’ Qali, but after sixteen performances and a dramatic vote-tally, we have a winner!  Taking top points with the jury and second place with the public vote, 23-year-old Qrendi native Gianluca Bezzina will represent the island nation with his sunny pop number “Tomorrow”. Read the rest of this entry