2015 JESC Review – Malta – Destiny Chukunyere – Not My Soul

Malta has come to dominate Junior Eurovision since Gaia Cauchi, where they found their rhythm within the contest. This year, they have chosen the soulful Destiny Chukunyere with the song ‘Not My Soul.’ Destiny, in her colourful music video, brings out the soul in me. I think this is such a funky song that will…

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It’s a January Final for Malta

The Maltese national broadcaster PBS has announced that they will be holding a national final in January, and have announced the rules for the contest, and the submission deadlines. All participants must be of Maltese nationality or hold dual citizenship, one of which is Maltese. However, authors and composers may be of any nationality. Submissions…

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Malta Decides: Destiny Chukunyere for JESC!

In early July, Malta held their national final to find their participant for Junior Eurovision later on this year. The competition was held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in the capital Valletta. The competition had 20 participants, who each chose a cover song to perform on the night. The winner, Destiny Chukunyere performed the song…

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2015 Reviews – Malta – Amber – Warrior

Malta, as per usual, was one of the first countries to choose their song for the 2015 contest. Amongst tough competition, Amber won the votes and the right to represent Malta for the 60th anniversary of Eurovision. However, this is not Amber’s first Eurovision appearance – Remember the backing singer for Kurt Calleja? Well, that’s…

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Best of the Bunch: Malta

This week, we look back to the small island of Malta, who have had very mixed results since their debut in 1971. Their best results were in 2002 and 2005, with Ira Losco and Chiara respectively, both reaching 2nd place. Although these are their best results, let’s look back on the last 10 years, and…

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NF Throwback: Christabelle – Rush

Anita: This week, Seth and I didn’t have to look too far into the history books for our national final throwback. We’ve chosen to have a deeper look at Christabelle’s song from the 2015 Malta Eurovision Song Contest. The song ‘Rush’ was composed by Elton Zarb and Muxu, who are not new to the Eurovision…

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