Junior Eurovision: Malta changes plans for national selection, 20 hopefuls announced

PSB has announced changes on the selection method they will use to select entrant for Junior Eurovision 2017. Although the broadcaster initially planned to choose the Maltese singer behind closed doors through a 100% jury decision, they will finally held a national final where the winner will be selected by solely televote.

From 84 submission received, PBS has shortlisted 20 young artists that have been invited to perform in front of a jury panel. However, only 10 of them will go through to the national final where the winner will be decided by 100% public vote. The live auditions will take place on June 12th, while the date for the final hasn’t been revealed yet.

You can find the list of 20 singers selected for internal auditions and the covers they will perform below:

Numru Kanzunetta Kunjom Isem
1 FLOWER OF THE SOUTH Abela Martina
2 THIS IS A MAN’S WORLD Aquilina Thea
3 AND I AM TELLING YOU Azzopardi Haley
4 CHANDELIER Busuttil Sky
5 PIECE OF MY HEART Camilleri Julie Ann
6 HAREM Carabott Kelsey
7 ONE NIGHT ONLY Cardona Jahel
8 PERDERE L’AMORE Cilia Gianluca
9 THE VOICE WITHIN Copperstone Kira
10 TRUE COLORS Degiorgio Riona
11 SATELLITE Demicoli Rianne
12 MAD WORLD Drakard Aidan Jay
13 IMWARRBIN Farrugia Mardy
14 I’M HERE Fenech Kiana
15 BREATHING UNDERWATER Galea Demi
16 SOMEBODY TO LOVE/WE WILL ROCK YOU MADLEY Grima Shazay
17 I BELIEVE – FANTASIA Meilak Kylie
18 FIFTH ELEMENT Micallef Cledia
19 AND I AM TELLING YOU Rotin Veronica
20 LA VOIX Spiteri Kristy

 

As in previous years, PBS will select the singer and song separately as the song the winner of the Maltese national selection will perform will be selected by the broadcaster.



Source : PBS

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)

My name is Belén. I’m a musician and English teacher from Spain.

I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.

Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I’m very creative!

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