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Three weeks have now passed as we move onto the fourth week of this years' edition of Indifest which is being hosted by the young and charismatic trio composed of Frank Zammit, Christine Haber and Ronald Briffa. The program will be leading the viewers up to the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza which is being held on the 19th September 2010. Tomorrow's' program is all about women and this is due to the fact that the four artists who will be performing in the show come from the female gender with one exception being a male/female duo. From the established category, one…
Since her participation in the 2010 Malta Eurosong held in the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre, followed by the Eurovision Song Contest, Thea Garrett has barely had any breathing space fitting in a number of events within the same day with the sole aim of bringing pleasure to her fans and last Sunday was nothing short of different. The talented singer who has cited the West End as being the ultimate dream performed a total of four tracks last Sunday. The audience being quite numerous in size was comparable to that of other huge stars and this shows that she…
Summer in Malta is quite an interesting time because many local singers take to the stage in various feasts and events but in the case of the calender of Ira Losco, things have to be vented out quite well because she is the countries' top export when it comes to the music industry. Having become famous thanks to her participation in the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest held in Tallinn, Estonia when she had performed "7th Wonder" penned by Gerard James Borg and composed by Philip Vella, things have changed and she went from being Malta's Pop Princess to Malta's Rock…
Last week namely on Thursday and Friday the Public Broadcasting Services was accepting entries for the upcoming Malta Junior Eurosong which is set to take place on the 4th September 2010. This will be the show in which our representative for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen. It seems that the initial interest that had surrounded this festival when it had just commenced is dwindling and this was shown with regards to the 54 entries submitted for the selection procedure but the Public Broadcasting Services' Programmes Manager stated that quality is vital. During the next three days, the…
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 16:08

Israel: ESC 2011 Withdrawal Seems Likely

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Yesterday, the Israeli broadcaster, IBA discussed their plan and budget with regards to next years’ programs including the upcoming edition of the Eurovision Song Contest set to take place in Germany. The general manager, Mordechai Shklar expressed his doubts on Israel’s participation for next year and actually supports a withdrawal. One of Israel’s leading websites being none other than Ice.co.il, yesterday reported that during the IBA’s board meeting, Mordechai Shklar expressed his doubts in participating at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest held in Germany. Shklar said that when IBA didn’t have a solid plan, their Eurovision participation was quite worth…
The second phase of the Malta Junior Eurosong competition which was taking place within the Primary School of Attard was concluded a day early due to the low number of submissions. The broadcaster namely the Public Broadcasting Services had initially intended for three days yet finishing early seemed to be quite the goal. The Jury of this phase is yet to the announced yet the final twenty acts that will be taking part on the 4th September 2010 have now been made public. The process was closely followed by members of the team that is in charge of this years'…
The Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza is finally decided by a panel of judges which at the end of the day their acknowledgment is of utter importance to these singers and their respective songs; yet the festival offers an award which is given to the most voted participant throughout the weeks leading up to the event. In recent years, a new category has been included and here the tele-voting has a 50% say in the final outcome on who makes it through to the final evening. ESCflashmalta.com is bringing you exclusive tele-voting updates every Thursday in order to keep you adjourned with…
In 2004 Malta entered the European Union. The music industry has been given more support and promotion abroad and the latest event to be taking place in Brussels later on this year will be "Malta Week" which is being organised by the Maltese Members of the European Parliament. The event which will be taking place from the 4th till the 7th October 2010 will be featuring a number of local traditions along with some guest stars in the form of three time Eurovision Song Contest representative Chiara who has been dubbed at the "Queen of Ballads" as well as the…
One of the main highlights for Net Television during the hot summer months is the program Indifest which takes place every week on Tuesday evening. The show which is hosted by the charismatic trio made up of Ronald Briffa, Christine Haber and Frank Zammit brings about variety and entertainment in anticipation to the actual Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza which is taking place on the 19th September 2010. This weeks program will be focusing on the males from the Established category in the form of Christian Azzopardi with the song "Venerdi" and also Ishmael Grech with his entry "Abjad u Iswed". In…
The Team of Radio International would like to invite to join the weekly Ultimate Eurovision Experience. The Show is broadcast on 106.8FM and Digital Cable 41 in the Netherlands and also via the internet via www.radiointernational.tv and will also be web-televised via the show's own Live Video Channel via the website. The simulcast will exceptionally be from 2000 – 2400 hours CET this Wednesday. Co-hosting and Interview with Sietse Bakker from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU): Radio International is extremely honoured to have Sietse Bakker with us live in the studio. Sietse Bakker is the Executive Supervisor of the Junior…