Malta: Five Days of Sublime FestivitiesWritten by Marc Calleja Bayliss
The season long local cultural calender will be coming to an end as the month is up and normally the final festivities which take place are those interconnected with the feast of when the Maltese Islands obtained Independence from the British settlement gaining authority on a number of offices, being given an active role within the political hemisphere. For yet another year, the Nationalist Party headed by the festivities' coordinator, Karl Gouder have worked on a grad programme which will commence tonight on the main stage. In fact, a number of the countries' well known performers will making their appearance within the events.
The Festivities will commence today and then climax on the eve of the national holiday which will be on Wednesday 21st September 2011. This evening, the entertainment portion will be featuring none other than (Malta Song for Europe 2009 Semi-Finals), (Winner of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2007), (Malta Eurosong 2009), (Malta Song for Europe 2005, 2009 2010), (Junior Eurovision 2005), (Malta Song for Europe 2009) and last but not least (Malta Song for Europe 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010). On Saturday, things will be even more intertwined with the Eurovision Song Contest noting that performing on the main stage will also be Thea Garrett who took to the stage back in 2010 with the song 'My Dream' whilst other acts include (Malta Song for Europe 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) and Raquela Dalli Gonzi (Malta Eurosong 2009, 2010, 2011).
On Sunday, the Puse will be taking to the stage along with his band but then on Monday, the annual Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza featuring some of the top local names including Mike Spiteri, Danica Muscat, Klinsmann, Tiziana Calleja, u , and more. The final day of the festivities will mark the annual mass meeting but then followed by a huge concert organized by the Mark Spiteri Lucas Band involving artists such as Chiara (Eurovision 1998, 2005, 2009), (Eurovision 2004), (Eurovision 1997), Eleanor Spiteri (Malta Eurosong 2006, 2007, 2009), (Junior Eurosong), (Winner of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 1987), (Malta Song for Europe 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011) and Annabelle Debono (Winner of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza 2009, Malta Song for Europe 2006, 2007, 2009).
Source: Nationalist Party Official Website