Malta: PBS shortlist MESC 2017 entries to 60, check them out!

After being involved in hosting this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, last month in Valletta, PBS (Public Broadcasting Services Limited) is now ready to select who will be representing the Mediterranean island in the big version of the contest in Kiev next year. The Maltese delegation at the contest now decided to reveal which acts are still in the running, after shortlisting the initial 156 down to 60.

Check the list below, presented after the 20:00 TVM1 news:

SongPerformer
1Beautifully BruisedRaquel Galdes
2Bird of PreyNadia Vella
3BombshellMaxine Pace
4BreatheKylie Colerio
5BreatheCherylis
6BreathlesslyClaudia Faniello
7ButterflyLyndsay Pace
8Calling OutWayne William
9Chasing My DreamsMaria Cini
10Child of the SunRomina Mamo
11Chill OutChristian Arding
12Crazy GamesShauna Vassallo
13Cruise ControlMichela Pace
14Different LightJessica Magro
15Don’t Let Your Heart Say NoDominic
16Don’t Look DownMiriana Conte
17Edge of TomorrowJessika
18EscapeSebastian Calleja
19FallingKayla Borg
20FearlessRhiannon Micallef
21FeelAna Boynuegri
22Fighting To SurviveCherton Caruana
23FireworksIona
24FollowKevin Borg
25Follow MeFranklin Calleja
26Free FallNazio Rotin
27GeminiLyndsay Pace
28GoneNazio Rotin
29Heal With MeGabriella Azzopardi
30Hey YoDomenique Azzopardi
31I Got YouJoseph Refalo
32ImmortalJessika
33KewkbaJanice Mangion
34LaserlightKlinsmann Coleiro
35Leap of FaithCorinna Baldacchino
36Let There Be LightJessika
37Moving MountainsRhiannon Micallef
38Only NightTiziana
39Pawn In A GameDario Mifsud Bonnici
40PrisonerDario Bezzina
41Ray of LightRaquela Dalli Gonzi
42Rescue MeClive Isaac Gauci/Karine Caruana
43Seconds AwayJade Vella
44ShelterMilkmi
45So SimpleCrosswalk
46Sunshine in the RainLydon Incorvaja
47SupernovasJasmine Abela
48The PowerKaya
49The RaptureDre’ Curmi
50TonightDeborah C/Josef Tabone
51UDerrick Schembri
52UnbreakableMaria Muscat
53UnforgettableFloren Sultana
54UnstoppableBrooke Borg
55Wait ForeverStefan Galea
56We Can RunAvenue Sky
57When Love CriesClive Isaac Gauci/Karine Caruana
58When The Sun ShinesJoseph Tabone
59YouAidan Cassar
60YouRichard Edwards

A few weeks ago, the public broadcaster announced that they would be once again hosting the Malta Eurovision Song Contest and it will most likely be held at the Mediterranean Conference Center, such as previous editions in the past and this year’s JESC. PBS also decided to drop the jury panel votes off from the final outcome and solely televoting will be deciding the Maltese entrant in Ukraine.

Artists who were up to take part in the competition had to present their entry at PBS’ headquarters in Gwardmanga on the 30th of November. Soon after, it has been revealed that a total of 156 acts had applied into the process. The broadcaster is now busy selecting the 16 entries which will be competing for the ticket in just one show scheduled for February.

Who will succeed Ira Losco’s footsteps at the contest? Will they get to enter in the top 10 next May?

Stay tuned for more details regarding Malta’s participation at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest!

About Adrián Valiente (Spain)

Adrián Valiente (Spain)
I love the Eurovision Song Contest not only because of its amazing production but it also gives me the chance to discover new music every year. I've been watching it since 2002, since then I became a huge follower, mostly because of the interest TVE put on it with Rosa from Spain. I've attended the contest several times in the last few years. I also attended the Junior Eurovision in Malta and Bulgaria where we lived an amazing experience thanks to all delegations and PBS/BNT organising team.

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