Category Archives: MALTA

IRA LOSCO & GIANLUCCA BEZZINA August 26

Ira Losco highly rumoured to return in Eurovision

VALLETTA, MALTA – With the deadline for submission to the Malta Eurovision 2015 this thursday and friday, rumours are highly spreading on the island. One of them is the rumoured returnal of no less then Ira Losco! The singer narrowly missed to win Eurovision back in 2002 with 7th wonder, a composition by Philip Vella […]

PHOTO: ALEXANDER RYBAK via INSTAGRAM August 25

Alexander Rybak set to return in Eurovision?

VALLETTA, MALTA – 2009 ESC winner Alexander has been in Malta these days for a non announced visit. Accordingly to his facebook and twitter page he visited the Russian International Boarding School in the town of Bugibba where he gave a concert some years ago. However more interesting was a photo he posted with Maltese […]

PHOTO: KURT PARIS PHOTOGRAPHY August 22

Maltese entry for JESC 2014 revealed

VALLETTA, MALTA – The Maltese song for this year’s Junior Eurovision has been finalised. This is the first time in Malta’s Eurovision history that a Maltese performer will be competing on home ground; consequently, the local anticipation for the song is greater than ever. The song is to be sung entirely in English. It is […]

WILLIAM MANGION August 18

Now that’s a well paid job!

MALTATODAY.COM.MT REPORTS – Eurovision singer William Mangion is being paid €19,582 each year under the contract he has with the government to ‘coordinate the promotion of local bands’. The Ministry for Justice and Culture signed the contract with the singer last year, soon after Labour’s election victory. The ministry said the scale is “an equivalent […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 03

New releases by Molly, Kurt, Severina, Roman, Hadise, Helena, Tolmachevy Twins, Claudia Faniello

Molly Sandén who participated in 2006 Junior Eurovision and 2012 Melodifestivalen is now releasing a brand new song titled “Freak” the audio of which is available below. Produced by RedOne (the composer of Russia’s 2011 entry and many other international hits) Molly is performing a great ballad this time. Have a listen. On the other […]

FIRELIGHT REHEARSAL July 27

Malta 2015: Participants allowed to present a non Eurovision song

VALLETTA, MALTA – The selection process for the song that will represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest has been changed significantly. While it has previously been held in January or February, it has now been pushed forward to November. This means that it will be held a week after the Junior Eurovision competition, at […]

TIM SCHOU July 26

New releases by Tim Schou, maNga, Molly, Jessika, Janet

Various new songs have been released this week as well. Let’s have a look and a listen to the brand new songs to make our summer even hotter. Let’s start with Denmark’s 2011 representative Tim Schou who released his brand new single titled “Supernova”, a mid tempo song which sounds great. Turkish representatives in the […]

FIRELIGHT BACKSTAGE July 11

Exclusive: Malta decides earlier this year

VALLETTA, MALTA – Schocking news tonight from Malta! PBS has issued out the regulations for the 2015 Eurovision! It was revealed that the National Selection will already be taking place on November 22nd and the semifinal one day earlier!!! With this surprise move PBS will surely have the first entry for the 2015 Eurovision! However […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO July 08

Video: Watch the animation of JESC 2014 logo

JESC 2014 MARSA SHIPYARD 03 July 07

JESC 2014: First information about show tickets

VALLETTA, MALTA – Tickets for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be out for sale in August. The tickets will be available online via a third party website. More information will be announced in the coming days. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will come live from the Malta Shipbuilding, in Marsa on Saturday 15th […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO 03 July 03

Sign up as a volunteer for Junior Eurovision 2014

VALLETTA, MALTA – PBS just launched the online form for those interested to sign up as volunteers for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The event kicks off on early November and ends with the grand final on November 15th. Main sponsor of the event is Malta’s Tourism Organization and the entire island is eager […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO 03 June 29

Speculations (again) over new & returning countries

Italy, Iceland, Hungary, Greece, Germany are very close to enter / re-enter the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014. At least this is what EBU’s Junior Eurovision team is leaking on the web. Italy seems excited with San Marino’s participation last year, Iceland seems eager to win a Junior Eurovision edition since they can’t win the […]

GAIA CAUCHI June 29

Video: Gaia & Ferderica perform “Rise Like a Phoenix”

VALLETTA, MALTA – Before you watch the video you have to be warned, it’s not Conchita! The two beautiful and talented girls from Malta who represented the country in JESC in 2013 and the other in the upcoming 2014 Junior Eurovision edition, joined forces and performed together at Malta’s Football Association Awards last week. It’s […]

DANIEL TESTA June 21

Daniel Testa will bid again for #Eurovision 2015

VALLETTA, MALTA – Based on what JuniorEurovision.tv reported earlier this week, Daniel Testa will participate again in the national selection bidding to ultimately represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest. The singer made impressions in this year’s national selection in Malta and besides the victory of Gaia in Kyiv this year he remains the […]

GIANLUCA BEZZINA June 21

Doctor Bezzina headlines Isle of MTV

VALLETTA, MALTA – Funk Initiative will be opening this year’s Isle of MTV on the Granaries in Floriana on Wednesday after winning the Isle of MTV Battle of the Bands competition. They will be performing their track Paris. The band is made up of three doctors, two engineers and an accounts teacher. One of the […]

KURT CALLEJA 04 June 18

Gallery: Kurt Calleja’s New Video Making Of

VALLETTA, MALTA – Malta’s representative in 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, Kurt Calleja shot recently the video of his new single “Vertigo” (no it’s not the 2007 Maltese entry cover up). The new single will be available soon and Kurt got a great local team to video record the video showing what Malta really is in […]

JESC 2014 MARSA SHIPYARD 04 June 16

Gallery: View the JESC 2014 venue

JUNIOREUROVISION.TV REPORTS – At a meeting last week in Malta, host broadcaster PBS presented their chosen venue to the Junior Eurovision Steering Committee. The Malta Shipbuilding, situated in Marsa, is located around ten minutes from the capital city, Valletta. It feature three enormous shipping sheds that will be transformed into the venue for this year’s […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO 01 June 15

JESC 2014: What Steering Group decided

VALETTA, MALTA – Yesterday the Junior Eurovision Song Contest Steering Group met in at PBS’s building in Malta to discuss the 2014 edition. The host broadcaster presented their vision for the 2014 competition, including concepts for the stage, arena, and postcards. The topics discussed are: Indeed as oikotimes.com reported, the event will take place at […]

MARSA SHIPYARD June 07

Breaking News: JESC 2014 in a shipyard too!

VALLETTA, MALTA – It was an exciting surprise when we got confirmation from PBS that the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place also in a shipyard named Marsa Shipyard just like the Copenhagen Eurovision edition almost a month ago. Marsa is located on the Marsa Creek, a body of water formed by the […]