Christina Magrin to represent host country in Junior Eurovision

MALTA – Christina Magrin is the winner of the Maltese national selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Valletta on November 20. Competing among 19 other acts at MCC last week, Christina managed to get the highest points through a public and jury voting. The song which Christina sing in Junior Eurovision will be selected internally in due ... | read the full story here

July 19, 2016 8:49 am // 0 Comments

Finalists announced for Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016

MALTA – Public Broadcasting Services Ltd. has published the list of 20 finalists who will be competing in the Festival of the Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in July. The winner of this festival will be representing Malta in this year’s edition of the JESC 2016 which is being held in Malta. Tickets for this festival, which will be held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta on Saturday 16 July, are obtainable from The finalists for the MJESC ... | read the full story here

July 1, 2016 5:38 am // 1 Comment

Maltese press storm PBS for Eurovision 2016 budget

TIMESOFMALTA.COM REPORTS – Flight and accommodation expenses for Malta’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm amounted to what the country would usually spend on the entire competition, leaked documents show. Accommodation expenses at the Quality Hotel Globe for the Maltese delegation amounted to €89,844 and flight tickets cost €18,420, the leaked papers show. The total – for just the flight and hotels – was equivalent to the entire budget allocated to the ... | read the full story here

June 29, 2016 11:59 pm // 0 Comments

Johnny Logan & Dana International special guests at Malta Song in Concert

MALTA – 14th July Malta will have it’s first Malta Song in Concert at the Waterfront in Valetta and it will be a truly unique event! It is aimed to have all the Maltese participants at the Eurovision Song Contest, together on one stage, accompanied by the PBS Orchestra under the direction of Mro Paul Abela and Mro Joe Brown. Many have confirmed their presence like Myriam Christine, Renato, Fabrizio Faniello, Debbie Scerri and Chiara. This years entry Ira Losco however seems not to ... | read the full story here

June 17, 2016 10:27 pm // 0 Comments

PBS advertising revenues boosted by 120 per cent

MALTA – PBS has claimed that Malta’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest boosted advertising revenues by 120 per cent. In a statement, PBS’ board of directors said that the project had not turned to government funds available as part of the its Public Service Obligations. The Board congratulated singer Ira Losco and her manager Howard Keith Debono for their professionalism throughout the contest, as well as PBS CEO Anton Attard for having managed to deliver a ... | read the full story here

May 20, 2016 2:14 pm // 0 Comments

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