Today’s national final throwback takes us to the island nation of Malta, who at Eurovision have had a mixed history at Eurovision, especially recently. We’re going back to 2016, a national final that has probably been their most controversial in recent years. Usually the unwritten rule applies where the song that wins is the song…Read More
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Malta’s Shortlist becomes shorter! 16 Finalists chosen!
Malta are getting prepared for Eurovision 2018 early, with the search beginning not long after the 2017 contest had ended. The first step was to allow artists and composers to submit their entries. After the submission period ended, the entries were considered by a panel of judges, and then shortlisted to a total of 30…Read More
Malta Shortlists 30 acts for Their 2018 National Final!
We’re barely into the new Eurovision season, and Malta have already considered their submissions and are onto the next stage of their selection process. We first reported on Malta’s selection process back in July, where the submission stage had begun. The potential acts could submit their songs with a 150 Euro fee for each entry.…Read More
Eurovision Union’s Weekly Playlist (2/52)
Every week, we’re bringing you a specially curated playlist featuring songs that were recently released by Eurovision or National Final artists, and a few of our old favourites. This week, we’ve got some new releases, some of our favourite national final artists with their follow up singles, and a few recent Eurovision favourites. Here is…Read More
Malta Selects 16 finalists!
From a shortlist of 60 participants, Malta has significantly cut down to a total of 16 acts who will participate in the national final which will be held in only one show next year. In total, 156 songs were submitted, which then got cut down by a panel of experts in the Maltese music scene.…Read More