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Another Nordic nation has now held their own set of previews and this is none other than Finland whose broadcaster YLE has appointed a number of well known people in the music industry in order to see the video clips of this years' participating entries and giving them points. It is quite interesting to note the similarities between the results achieved in Sweden and Finland. Qualifiers: 1st: Portugal - 19 points2nd: Latvia - 18 points2nd: Finland - 18 points4th: Iceland - 16 points4th: Albania - 16 points6th: Greece - 12 points6th: Malta - 12 points6th: Slovakia - 12 points9th: Serbia - 11 points10th: Moldova - 10 points It is interesting to note that Malta placed quite well with both Scandinavian nations and one should keep in mind that the Juries will be playing an important role this year and therefore Thea Garrett's chances of qualification are improving day by day.…
Thursday, 06 May 2010 00:32

Sweden: Expert Panel thinks Malta will fly to Final

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Like in the previous years, SVT is making four preview shows featuring all the 39 countries participating in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest which will be held on the 25th, 27th and 29th of May respectively. These shows started on April 27th till May 18th. There are five experts reviewing the songs weekly. The show is hosted by Melodifestivalen producer Christer Björkman. Last April 27th and last night, these five experts voted for all of the 17 songs participating in the first Semi-final. These are the results: 19 Points to Latvia 18 Points to Portugal 18 Points to Albania 16 Points to Iceland16 Points to Moldova 16 Points to Malta 13 Points to Greece13 Points to Slovakia 13 Points to Belgium 13 Points to Belarus--------------------------------12 Points to Russia 09 Points to Bosnia & Herzegovina09 Points to Finland 09 Points to Poland 08 Points to Serbia 04 Points to Estonia 03…
Our site has only been open for a few days yet we have managed to garner quite a nice amount of readers thanks to the massive Press Relations work that is being carried with mentions on X Fm, Radio 101, Radju Malta, Favourite Television and more still to come. We are in the process of contacting professional people within the music industry to help us out with Guest commentating during this years' Eurovision Song Contest. At this moment in time, we are in a position to confirm the first person. The Guest commentator for the second semi-final on the 27th May 2010 will be featuring a man who started to perform on the Talent Show in Ireland entitled You're A Star which went on to select the entrant and song for that years' Eurovision Song Contest. Following his appearance on the show, we studied speech and drama scoring some charting…
Wednesday, 05 May 2010 14:37

Lithuania: Inculto to release album

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The Lithuanian representatives in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest are quite busy promoting their entry at the moment and therefore they would like to improve their promotional by releasing an album which is actually an EP Pack consisting of remixes and other songs. Tracklist: 1. Eastern European Funk2. Keep on Dancing3. Sabroso4. Welcome to Lithuania (Live)5. Eastern European Funk (Acoustic)6. Eastern European Funk (2Foxy Rmx)7. Eastern European Reggaeton (Morlenka Remake)Video: Eastern European Funk (Official Video)Eastern European Funk (Live at ESC National Final)Keep on Dancing (Live in Studio)Keep On Dancing and Sabroso are previously unreleased tracks. Welcome To Lithuania almost took InCulto to Eurovision in 2006 (the band came second in the National Selection that time). Morlenka Remake is a remix of the title song produced by InCulto bass player Aurelijus Morlencas and 2Foxy Rmx was made by Lithuania's biggest house music producer Mario Basanov. You can buy the CD at…
Popular web portal www.di-ve.com, has just reported that Dr. Isabelle Gatt has resigned from the Malta Eurosong team with immediate effect. The reason given for this resignation is personal work commitments that Dr. Gatt has. One would like to note that Dr. Gatt has been part of the advisory team since 2008, which coincides with the year PBS took over Malta's participation at the Eurovision Song Contest. This resignation is rather a surprise bearing in mind that Thea Garrett shall leave our shores around mid-May to represent Malta in this year's Eurovision Song Contest which will be held in Oslo on the 25th, 27th and 29th of May. Escflashmalta.com will try to contact the Head of Delegation Joe Dimech to see whether he would like to pass on a statement on the issue, and see whether Dr. Gatt will be replaced in such a crucial stage of the competition. Source:…
Marc Calleja Bayliss has spoken to the duo who will be representing Romania in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. This is what they had to tell us whilst wishing everyone a pleasant couple of weeks with regards to what will be coming up soon. This years' Romanian selection was quite complicated for fans to understand because despite the fact that it was open to everyone, the broadcaster namely TVR heard the submitted entries and also decided which songs were good and had unsuitable singers. Do you think that this kind of system worked in the organization of the selection in your opinions? I think this is a smart decision for TVR because this makes the whole process more efficient. First of all, the decision is favorable to the young composers who can't afford to have an experimented artist singing their song, because we all know that a good song can…
One of the most anticipated events on the Maltese musical calender surely has to be the Konkors Kazunetta Indipendenza which is an open air event held in the Floriana Granaries during the Independence festivities. Several local stars participate in the event promoting Maltese culture and lyrics. It is truly a spectacle for all. The 2010 edition is in it's preliminary stages actually and the organisers are getting ready to gear up for another year. We are in a position to reveal that this years' edition of the Konkors Kazunetta Indipendenza received a total of 125 Entries, 32 of which are in the Teen Category whilst a total of 93 entries were submitted in the Established Category. The submission procedure was open from 08:00 CET till 19:00 CET yet was just a tad longer until everyone who had entered till the final minute got his song registered. It is important to…
One of the most important promotional events of the year took place in Belgium, a nation which is competing within the first semi-final of this years' Eurovision Song Contest. The event brought together the delegations from Armenia, Greece, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ireland, Belgium as well as Malta. The schedule included performances on the television un the show TVL as well as a live performance during the Pink Nation event. Our representative for 2010 namely Thea Garrett performed her entry My Dream written by Jason Paul Cassar and Sunny Aquilina looking extremely charismatic during the performance. According to reports, the artist really did well within the country and was received well by both people as well as the media present. In the meantime, you can see the performance from the program through the youtube video below which has just been uploading in an extremely high quality version. {youtube}heSkgKicEAY{/youtube}
Monday, 03 May 2010 09:10

Alive 2010: Get Ready to Party

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One of the most attractive events in the club scene calender surely has to be the annual concert running under the name Alive which will be heading up an extremely strong line-up for this years' show which will be taking place on Saturday 15th May 2010 within the Beland Club in the southern city of Zejtun. The fifth edition of the event will be hosting a Live DJ set by Ira Losco who represented Malta in the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest. The artist will be experimenting with something completely new as she will be using her vocal capabilities along with dance music exclusively at the event. Joining Ira Losco are none other than band Tribali who have just returned from a tour in Australia following their huge success in the local scene just last year dominating the Malta Music Awards. In fact both artists are represented by Howard Keith of…
Monday, 03 May 2010 01:39

Croatia: Feminnem dazzle Malta

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In recent years, Malta has become quite an interesting promotional destination for several Eurovision Song Contest participants yet due to the world economic crisis many nations opted on other form of promotion and therefore the tours really dwindled with countries selecting parties with massive media exposure to attend to. The Croatian representatives only visited some neighbouring countries yet decided to come to Malta. The female beauties performed on several programs throughout their visit to our country but were heavily promoted during the Malta International Hit Song Contest were they performed their Eurovision entry Lako Je Sve along with another track for album. During their stay the audiences really warmed up to them due to their fantastic character and they might be even with a chance of winning the maximum points from our nation due to their visit alone. This can only happen if they reach the final due to the…

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