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:

Song Performer
1 Beautifully Bruised Raquel Galdes
2 Bird of Prey Nadia Vella
3 Bombshell Maxine Pace
4 Breathe Kylie Colerio
5 Breathe Cherylis
6 Breathlessly Claudia Faniello
7 Butterfly Lyndsay Pace
8 Calling Out Wayne William
9 Chasing My Dreams Maria Cini
10 Child of the Sun Romina Mamo
11 Chill Out Christian Arding
12 Crazy Games Shauna Vassallo
13 Cruise Control Michela Pace
14 Different Light Jessica Magro
15 Don’t Let Your Heart Say No Dominic
16 Don’t Look Down Miriana Conte
17 Edge of Tomorrow Jessika
18 Escape Sebastian Calleja
19 Falling Kayla Borg
20 Fearless Rhiannon Micallef
21 Feel Ana Boynuegri
22 Fighting To Survive Cherton Caruana
23 Fireworks Iona
24 Follow Kevin Borg
25 Follow Me Franklin Calleja
26 Free Fall Nazio Rotin
27 Gemini Lyndsay Pace
28 Gone Nazio Rotin
29 Heal With Me Gabriella Azzopardi
30 Hey Yo Domenique Azzopardi
31 I Got You Joseph Refalo
32 Immortal Jessika
33 Kewkba Janice Mangion
34 Laserlight Klinsmann Coleiro
35 Leap of Faith Corinna Baldacchino
36 Let There Be Light Jessika
37 Moving Mountains Rhiannon Micallef
38 Only Night Tiziana
39 Pawn In A Game Dario Mifsud Bonnici
40 Prisoner Dario Bezzina
41 Ray of Light Raquela Dalli Gonzi
42 Rescue Me Clive Isaac Gauci/Karine Caruana
43 Seconds Away Jade Vella
44 Shelter Milkmi
45 So Simple Crosswalk
46 Sunshine in the Rain Lydon Incorvaja
47 Supernovas Jasmine Abela
48 The Power Kaya
49 The Rapture Dre’ Curmi
50 Tonight Deborah C/Josef Tabone
51 U Derrick Schembri
52 Unbreakable Maria Muscat
53 Unforgettable Floren Sultana
54 Unstoppable Brooke Borg
55 Wait Forever Stefan Galea
56 We Can Run Avenue Sky
57 When Love Cries Clive Isaac Gauci/Karine Caruana
58 When The Sun Shines Joseph Tabone
59 You Aidan Cassar
60 You Richard 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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