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As always, the cultural calendar of the entertainment industry in Malta is full of activities, especially during the holidays and one of the events which will surely be garnering a massive audience is the Teatru Unplugged Concert which is being organised for the sixteenth year. The first time that the event took place was back in 1998, with Jonathan Shaw and Nirvana Azzopardi opting to create a showcase for local talent. Speaking to the media, Shaw stated that ‘the show must go on and through Teatru Unplugged we will keep Nirvana’s alive’.

Josef Bonello, a former host of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest will be the compère for this years’ edition of Teatru Unplugged which is also set to incorporate seven (7) artists across several genres including; Rock, Pop, and Classical. The audience will be entertained by the likes of Stalko presenting rich and delicate vocals; the rocking voice of Chris Grech, a former finalist of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest and with the retro feel good vibe synonym with former Eurovision Song Contest representative; Gianluca. Red Electrick, known for their vibrant live performances and the pop/rock band The Crowns will also feature in this year’s edition. Two impeccable female vocalists and former finalists of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest; Rachel Fabri and Raquela are also part of the line-up.


escflashmalta.com invites all enthusiasts of the local music industry to attend Teatru Unplugged on the 6th, 7th, and the 8th December at the Teatru Manoel for a night of fun, music and great atmosphere. Tickets could be obtained from the official website at three different prices; €20, €15 and €10. As always, such an event would not be possible without the invaluable aid of the main sponsors GO. Nevertheless, special thanks go to the supporting sponsors The Point, Baileys, Johnnie Walker, BRND WGN and Camilleri Paris Mode. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all of the latest news about the music industry.

Source: Press Release


Published in Local Music News
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 17:47

Malta: Former Spokesperson Loses Cancer Battle

Nirvana Azzopardi, a spokesperson for Malta at the 1999 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, awarding the maximum points to Charlotte Nielsen and her entry Take Me to Your Heaven, has unfortunately passed away following a difficult battle against breast cancer. At just forty years of age, Nirvana was a mother of two and had become a noted television personality as well as a defining individual within the artistic world having co-founded the popular Teatru Unplugged back in 1998.

One of the earliest reality shows in the country, that being Flat 4 was also hosted by Nirvana but nevertheless, her most notable work was being one of the presenters behind the elite Malta Song for Europe noting that the cream of the crop have always been asked to host the notable event. The list has included the likes of; Charles Saliba, Valerie Vella, Elaine Saliba, Keith Demicoli, Eileen Montesin, Mireille Bonello, Gianni, Marbeck Spiteri, Antonella Vassallo, Claire Agius, Moira Delia, Lou Bondi, Josef Bonello and Rodney Gauci. On behalf of the editorial team of escflashmalta.com, we would like to wish her family sincere condolences.

Source: Times of Malta


Published in Local Music News