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After several weeks of anticipation, the official website of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest has just revealed that the Maltese representative, Federica Falzon will be performing the song "Diamonds", an original number co-written by Elton Zarb, Gillian Attard, Matthew Mercieca and Federica Falzon. The few people who have heard "Diamonds" have said that it somewhat resembles a James Bond theme with it's sound. Everyone will have the opportunity to give their feedback and their opinion within the next two weeks, with the entry set to make it's debut prior to the end of September. Following last year's success with Gaia Cauchi and "The Start", Malta is hoping to achieve another stellar result with the mezzo-soprano Federica Falzon, winner of Ti Lascio Una Canzone. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even through Facebook & Twitter for all the latest news about Malta's participation in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 15:38

JESC 2014: Moira Delia Confirmed as Hostess

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On the 15th November, Malta will be playing host to this year’s edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and with 15 countries officially confirmed, it seems that both the European Broadcasting Union and the Public Broadcasting Services are working hard to ensure that this is the most successful broadcast of the show in recent years. It seems that the #Together, the tagline chosen to accompany the event is working like a charm. escflashmalta.com is in a position to reveal that hosting duties for the 2014 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest have been given to Moira Delia. This comes directly from a source close to the Public Broadcasting Services, who went onto state that she will be doing it alone, with no co-hosts. The female hostess, a veteran of the local television scene has most recently been involved in two programmes; "Animal Diaries" on Television Malta and "Ilsien…
Alexander Rybak, male singer/songwriter who ascent to fame came to fruition following his triumph at the 2009 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with his "Fairytale" has made it public knowledge that he has 'a clear desire to write a song for the Malta Eurovision Song Contest', thus confirming the recent rumours published by escflashmalta.com when the Norwegian/Belarusian artist was in Malta for a short visit just a couple of days ago. The local artist he met up with was none other than two-time Malta Eurovision Song Contest participant, Franklin Calleja. In an interview with The Sunday Times of Malta, Alexander Rybak also showed willingness to support the Public Broadcasting Services in putting on this year's edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, stating that he 'would definitely on a great show for all of you to enjoy'. The singer/songwriter's scope of the interview was to promote his latest release,…
Surprise! Alexander Rybak, winner of the 2009 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with “Fairytale” is currently on a short private visit to Malta, most likely inter-related to either the upcoming edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest which is being staged in the Marsa Shipbuilding on the Mediterranean Island or to work on a track for the Malta Eurovision Song Contest with rumours connecting him to two-time Malta Eurovision Song Contest participant; Franklin. Since winning the Eurovision Song Contest back in 2009, Alexander Rybak has had an extremely respectable career, releasing four studio albums, and most recently having had a song included in the soundtrack of the DreamWorks Motion Picture “How to Train Your Dragon 2”. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even through Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news about the 2015 edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest which is taking place on…
Vladislav Yakovlev, Executive Supervisor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of the European Broadcasting Union is proud to confirm that the latest addition to the family will be none other than Slovenia. RTVSLO, a proud member of the senior edition of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1993 will be making their debut in Malta, encompassing the slogan #together which the Public Broadcasting Services decided to work upon. "We believe that this is good news and will offer Slovenian viewers a first-class children's festival, and magnificent show in which they will be rooting for their favorite" added Mario Galunič, Head of Entertainment at RTVSLO. The national broadcaster will be selecting both the artist and the song internally, with both the entertainment and the children's departments coordinating together on the selection process. Slovenia is the third country to debut, following in the footsteps of Montenegro and Italy who recorded positive…
On the 15th November, Malta will be playing host to this year’s edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and with 13 countries officially confirmed, it seems that both the European Broadcasting Union and the Public Broadcasting Services are working hard to ensure that this is the most successful broadcast of the show in recent years. In a post on social networking website, Facebook, It was confirmed that a full list of participating countries would be made public by September, in order to ensure that everything is transparent and organised in a correct manner. At this point in time, the confirmed countries for this event are as follows; Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Sweden, The Netherlands and Ukraine. It is heavily rumoured that Portugal are also about to submit their paperwork for participation in the event. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even…
Emma Marrone, the female singer/songwriter who represented Italy in this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "La Mia Città", receiving the maximum 12 points from Malta, has just teamed up with Spanish singer/songwriter and superstar David Bisbal on an original song, one entitled "Hombre Te Du Vida". Despite the disappointing 21st position in Copenhagen, Emma aims to follow in the footsteps of Marco Mengoni, representative of Italy in the 2013 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with "L'Essenziale", a song which finished in 7th place, and got rave reviews from all over the continent, by launching a career in Spain. We urge you to listen to the track below and stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even through Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news. Source: Emma Marrone Official Website You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video
Earlier this afternoon, the European Broadcasting Union made public their selection for both host city and venue of the 2015 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Conchita Wurst and her entry "Rise Like a Phoenix" written by Mason, Patulka, Zuckowski and Maas gave Austria a second victory at the esteemed international victory, noting that it was eagerly awaited considering that the other one took place almost 50 years ago. Vienna, capital of Austria, has been selected as the host city of the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, following a bidding process which lasted several months and saw three cities battle it out towards the end. ORF, the host broadcaster and the EBU, organising committee also confirmed that the venue will be the Wiener Stadhalle with an overall capacity of approximately 16,000 people. Set to take place on the 19th, 21st and 23rd May 2015, the Vienna was seen…
Kurt Calleja, the male singer/songwriter who represented Malta in the 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with "This Is The Night", a song he co-wrote with Johan Jamtberg and Mikael Gunneras, has been in touch with the editorial team at escflashmalta.com to deny possible submission into the 2015 edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, which is officially set to take place on the 22nd November at the Malta Shipbuilding in Marsa. "I wanna return one day to Eurovision with a bang - give it my all - at the moment I have so many projects at once that I will end up doing it with very little energy - Eurovision requires focus, determination and a positive message ... which I generally have but it is scattered on my one thousand and one different projects going on. So as much as I would love to be on that stage…
Since 2010, Romania has been absent from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, owing to lack of interest and an extremely disappointing last place finish back in 2009 with the track 'Ai Puterea în Mâna Ta' sung by Ioana Bianca Anuta. In a reply to an email sent to Bianca Dinescu of TVR, a representative of the public broadcaster in Romania, the chances of participation have been significantly downplayed. "As the situation lays, I don’t think there are chances to participate". Bianca believes that there might be better news for 2015 though. Romania was one of the first countries to partake in the international competition, with their seven consecutive participations commencing in 2003 and coming to an end in 2009. During their seven year stint, their best result was a fourth place finish in 2004 with the track 'Îți Mulțumesc' performed by Noni Ene. Further to that though, they managed a…

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