The 20 semifinalists of this year’s Malta Eurovision Song Contest have been selected!
The lucky acts that will compete in the live shows of MESC can be found below:
- Maxine Pace – Young love
- Deborah C- All around The world
- Lawrence Gray – You’re beautiful
- Brooke – Golden
- Raquel Galdes – Flashing lights
- Corazon (Mizzi) – Falling glass
- Kimberley Cortis – Lighthouse
- Jasmine Abela – Alive
- Domenique Azzopardi – Empty hearted
- Jessika – The flame
- Daniel Testa – Under the sun
- Ira Losco – That’s why I love you
- Franklin Calleja – Little love
- Dario Mifsud Bonnici – I love you
- Dominic – Fire Burn
- Danica Muscat – Frontline
- Ira Losco – Chameleon (Invincible)
- Christabelle Borg – Kingdom
- Sarah Crystal – Right here with you
- Stefan Galea – Light up my life
The selected artists have been revealed during the prime-time show Xarabank broadcasted on TVM. According to the broadcaster, a total of 153 submissions were received, but only 49 of them were selected through the first phase of the competition.
The 20 performers listed above will compete on the 22nd and 23 of January to represent Malta at Eurovision 2016. The winner of MESC 2016 will be decided by a jury panel made up of six members and public televoting, which will represent the vote of a seventh judge.