21 April 2014

JESC 2014: Federica Falzon to represent Malta

In a couple of months, the Public Broadcasting Services and the European Broadcasting Union will be joining forces to host the 2014 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, following up the victory achieved by Gaia Cauchi and her entry The Start which she co-wrote with Gillian Attard, Matt Mercieca and Elton Zarb. The search for the next representative has also been intact for the Mediterranean Country with Federica Falzon being the internal choice of the public broadcaster. Upon the arrival of Federica Falzon at the Malta International Airport, it was revealed that the young starlet and reigning winner of Ti Lascio Una Canzone will be representing Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as it takes place on home soil. This is going to be an astonishing honour for both the young starlet and La Voix Academy, whose music director Gillian Attard has been training these children to become voices of the future. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for more details as they are made available. Source: PBS / TVM You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


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Malta: Rikki Lee Requires Your Smiling Selfies

Rikki Lee, former lead vocalist of the band Gypsy Genes and now a solo singer/songwriter is gearing up for the release of his second single Smile, which follows the successful debut song Lies, digitally distributed by CAP-Sounds, a division of Universal Music Germany. It is not unusual for artists to engage the public but having been discussing the project with Rikki himself, it seems that he is keen to make sure that everyone is involved in Smile and is therefore asking your help by sending in your smiling selfies or photographs as messages to his Official Facebook Page. Lies, the first release was a mixture of pop and rock, with that slight hint of ska but nevertheless, Smile could not be any different featuring that electronic, house sort of vibe which would send everyone dancing and bopping around to the tune. escflashmalta.com is proud to support this project and may we remind you that your photo could appear alongside that of a leading local celebrity in the coming weeks. We urge you to stay tuned to this portal as well as the Official Facebook Page of Rikki Lee for more updates. In the meantime, make sure to listen to a snippet of the song just below. Source: Official Facebook Page (Rikki Lee)


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Malta: Federica Falzon Emerges Victorious in Italy

Malta has been nicknamed by many as the small country with big talent and after a number of close finishes in the Eurovision Song Contest and victories in foreign festivals, Malta was able to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest last year thanks to Gaia Cauchi, Elton Zarb, Gillian Attard and Matthew Mercieca. It was no surprise when after Gaia’s emergence from La Voix Academy, that Federica Falzon from the same academy made the headlines by making it through to the finals of ‘Ti Lascio Una Canzone’. The young Maltese starlet was partnered with Vincenzo Carni and together they formed a lyrical duo. The duo hit the right chord straightaway as they impressed from the very first programme where they went on to win it. After that the duo had another four victories – something impressive especially considering the talent of all the singers competing in this show. The duo did not compete in one of the ten programmes because Federica was unwell but in the others they left their mark as when they did not win they still managed to reach the finals in that particular programme. Tonight the lyrical duo sang two songs ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’ and ‘Il Mare Calmo Della Sera’. Federica was impressive in both songs tonight whilst Vincenzo after a small glitch in the first song picked up well and was as equally impressive. This never hindered them in anyway, as the song ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’ went on to the final three. After the super finalists sang again, it was very evident that the Maltese/Italian duo meant business as they managed to up their game to a new level and their performance had everyone on their feet right from the start.  Federica Falzon and Vincenzo Carni were announced as the winners of the seventh edition of ‘Ti Lascio Una Canzone’ with the song ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’. Another feat for our country, especially considering the amount of talent one finds in Italy, known for its culture and musical capacity. A well deserved mention goes to Federica Falzon’s teachers Gillian Attard and Matthew Mercieca from La Voix Academy who have guided the young star throughout her impressive journey. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all the latest news. Source: Rai Uno You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


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Malta: Federica Falzon Emerges Victorious in Italy

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