23 September 2017

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On a local level, a music market is already extremely difficult to tap into but when moving beyond the borders within other nations, then it truly becomes an adventure with the hope that the right promotion and exposure will be enough. A panel of music professionals have been listening to the entries that will be competing in the first semi-final of this years' Eurovision Song Contest with all of the sixteen (16) rounded up yesterday. It's time to change the perspective and move onto the three nations who will be giving their votes within the first evening and the first of these is none other than the United Kingdom whose entry entitled Believe In Me presented by the BBC is co-written by Desmond Child, Lauren Christy, Christopher Braide will be performed by Bonnie Tyler. Perhaps best known for the classic Jim Steinman songs Total Eclipse Of The Heart and Holding…
Matt Mercieca, Lina Eriksson and Magnus Kaxe represent different genres of music but all are part of the music industry and therefore bring in wealth of experience when analysing the songs competing in this years' Eurovision Song Contest and this is the main reason why the editorial board of escflashmalta.com sought to engage them in particular. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Serbia will be performing in slot number sixteen (16) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. RTS, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Ljubav Je Svuda composed by Saša Milošević to the lyrics of Marina Tucaković with vocals provided by the trio known as Moje 3. Three extraordinary vocal…
Since the re-introduction of the juries within the Eurovision Song Contest, music professionals have become an integral part of the final result and this has been noted in the commercial success of the winning entries in recent years. escflashmalta.com has engaged a panel of professionals to analyse this years' entries. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Belgium will be performing in slot number fifteen (15) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. RTBF, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Love Kills co-written between Iain James and Jukka Immonen with vocals provided by Roberto Bellarosa. Roberto Bellarosa is originally from Wanze, Walloon part of Belgium and his childhood was ruled by the…
A set of professional individuals in the music industry were enlisted by escflashmalta.com to assess each of the competing entries in this years' Eurovision Song Contest in both an individual and collective manner apart from passing general comments from their point of view. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Cyprus will be performing in slot number fourteen (14) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. CyBC, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song An Me Thimase composed by Andreas Giorgallis to the lyrics of Zenon Zindillis with vocals provided by Despina Olympiou. Despina Olympiou was born and raised in Limassol in Cyprus. However she studied in London where she obtained her degree…
The editorial board encourages the public to select their favourite ten qualifiers on the right hand side of the screen but in the meantime, three professional individuals from the music industry showcase their opinion about the competing entries. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Ireland will be performing in slot number thirteen (13) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. RTE, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Only Love Survives co-written between Wez Devine and Ryan Dolan, the latter will also be providing the vocals for the entry. Ryan Dolan is a young singer-songwriter from Strabane in Co. Tyrone. He has played support to many acts over the years including Tinchy…
Sunday, 14 April 2013 06:20

Moldova: Reviewing the track 'O Mie'

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Whilst everyone is entitled to an opinion, escflashmalta.com has called upon six individuals who are professionals in music with several successes within their respective careers. Apart from passing on their comments, they also passed on individual scores for each entry as well as a collective top ten which we counted to come up with ten qualifiers. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Moldova will be performing in slot number twelve (12) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. TRM, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song O Mie composed by Pasha Parfeny to the lyrics of Yuliana Scutaru with vocals set to be taken care of by Aliona Moon. Aliona Moon is…
Saturday, 13 April 2013 04:40

Malta: April's Favourite Tunes by Ira Losco

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Dear All, I’m still reeling from the extremely positive reception of my album The Fire. I have been flooded with a barrage of amazing comments. Many of you had pre-ordered the album and listened to it at the stroke of midnight on the 20th of March. Words cannot express the gratitude towards you all, for supporting local music and for always having believed in me!! Heartfelt thanks also go to Island Caterers, Villa Bologna and JUGS Malta for having organised a wonderful press event. The press was present for the launch of the second video of The Person I Am by Keith Falzon and for interviews, which then followed. Many asked why it wasn’t open to the public. It was by no means meant to exclude anyone of you incredible people, but it was not a concert launch and more of a press do. I will be performing new tracks…
Saturday, 13 April 2013 04:00

Belarus: Reviewing the track 'Solayoh'

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Matt Mercieca, Lina Eriksson and Magnus Kaxe were engaged by the editorial board of escflashmalta.com to listen to the entries competing in the first semi-final of this years' Eurovision Song Contest, passing forth their constructive critique along with an individual and collective grading. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle. Pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Belarus will be performing in slot number eleven (11) from the sixteen (16) entries competing during the first semi-final. BTRC, the broadcaster responsible for the participation of Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Solayoh which has been composed by Marc Paelinck to the lyrics of Martin King with Alyona Lanskaya providing the vocals. Alyona Lanskaya was born on September 7th in Mogilev, Belarus. Being an apparent Virgo in the Zodiac, her love for her family and for…
escflashmalta.com has engaged a number of professional individuals from the music industries to listen to the competing entries in this years' Eurovision Song Contest and pass forth their analysis as well as an individual and collective grading. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Lithuania will be performing in slot number ten (10) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. LRT, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Something which has been written by Andrius Pojavis who will also be taking to the stage as the main vocalist. Andrius Pojavis (29) is the artist that will represent Lithuania in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Born in Jurbarkas, Lithuania, in 1983 he started singing…
Thursday, 11 April 2013 15:00

Montenegro: Reviewing the track 'Igranka'

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English has always been a predominant language in recent years when it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest and whilst it has kept the majority this time round, national tongues are becoming popular once more. The escflashmalta.com team of expert reviewers have listened to each entry competing in the international showcase. All of the information is obtained from the official website of the international spectacle and indeed, pertaining to the running order as decided by the producers, Montenegro will be performing in slot number nine (9) from the sixteen (16) entries which will be competing during the first semi-final. RTCG, the broadcaster resposible for the participation of Montenegro in the Eurovision Song Contest will be represented by the song Igranka co-written between Dejan Dedovic (Dedduh), Mario Djordjevic (Noyz), Djordje Miljenovic (Wikluh Sky) and performed by WhoSee ft. Nina Žižić. The group was created in early 2000s, recording their first demo…

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