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Junior Eurovision Song Contest

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On the 30th November, Malta will be returning to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with a song entitled The Start, co-written by Matt Mercieca, Gillian Attard, Elton Zarb and Gaia Cauchi, the latter of which will also be the vocalist. The return of the Mediterranean country to the international event has been met with widespread approval and despite the internal selection of both the artist and the song, it seems that the right decision was taken up considering that the polls are ranking Malta in one of the top three positions. At this weekends' International Festival of Maltese Song, Gaia…
San Marino, the only debut country in this years’ edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest have made their choice with regards to both the artist and their respectively entry. As expected, an internal selection took place with SMTV selecting Michele Perniola and the song O-o-O Sole Intorno a Me which translates into Sunlight All Around Me co-written with Piero Romitelli, Massimiliano Messieri and Antonello Carozza. It is worth pointing out that Gaia Cauchi, the Maltese representative was also a contestant on the programme Ti Lascio Una Canzone hosted by Antonella Clerici on RAI Uno. Following his stint on the…
Thursday, 24 October 2013 16:05

JESC '13: Music Video for 'The Start' Released

Following two years of inactivity, Malta will be returning to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with a song entitled The Start, co-written by Elton Zarb, Matt Mercieca and Gillian Attard with vocals provided by none other than Gaia Cauchi, who earlier this year was honoured with the International Achievement Award at the Malta Music Awards. The Public Broadcasting Services, who represents the nation in events in relation to the European Broadcasting Union has published the Official Music Video accompanying our entry earlier today. The video is expected to be presented to the European Broadcasting Union within the next couple of…
NTU, host broadcaster of this years' edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest is currently finalising details with regards to the staging despite the fact that the final list of participating countries is not yet confirmed. The fact of the matter remains that the European Broadcasting Union is somewhat holding talks with a select number of broadcasters, leading to possible debuts and returns. It is being widely rumoured that San Marino will be making their first appearance at the competition, even though success at the senior event has not been recorded. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands,…
Gaia Cauchi, Malta's representative at the 2013 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Kiev, Ukraine will be one of the special guests of tomorrows' edition of Xarabank, produced by WE Media. has just learnt through secure sources that the song which will be representing the country at the elite event will also be made public during the guest appearance. It has also been confirmed that the individuals behind the track are none other than Elton Zarb of Freetime Studios, Matt Mercieca also known as Muxu and Gillian Attard of La Voix Academy where Gaia receives…
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:44

JESC 2013: A Puzzled Logo Unveiled to the Masses

This morning the official logo for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 has been presented. NTU, the Ukrainian Broadcaster has revealed that the official logo will complement the slogan for this year's contest which is Be Creative! One might ask why is the logo made from Puzzles. It has been explained that puzzles are means for people to be creative. Puzzles also represent a mystery and every child uses puzzles. A puzzle also connects one another and Junior Eurovision is one way of uniting and connecting all the children around the world. As stated by the Executive Supervisor Vladislav Yakovlev:…
Gaia Cauchi, Malta's representative at the 2013 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest following an internal selection by the Public Broadcasting Services will be joined by another eleven artists at the event following confirmation that twelve (12) countries will participate within the annual competition. The last time that Malta took part was back in 2010 when Nicole Azzopardi had honoured the nation with her entry Knock Knock!….Boom! Boom! which managed just under forty points to finish in a penultimate position. Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine are returning countries from last years' edition of the international…
Timur Miroshnychenko, a commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest in his native Ukraine has been responsible for hosting the preselection in the lead up to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest on a series of occasions, something that he had done alongside Ani Lorak, a former first runner-up within the international competition with the song Shady Lady. NTU, the broadcaster responsible for this years' international spectacle have selected Timur and Zlata as co-hosts with the second runner-up at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest garnering a major hosting gig for the very first time. This years' edition of the Junior Eurovision Song…
In an article published on MaltaToday and Illum, two popular local newspapers, one story seemed to focus on the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Anton Attard, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Broadcasting Services commenting that the return to the competition follows an approach by a major sponsor. He commented that the broadcaster had decided to stop participating within the event back in 2010 not because of unsuccessful results but because of financial reasons with the Eurovision Song Contest proving to be a better support strategy for the local music scene. Nevertheless, the issue at hand has been the actual… will continue reporting from the national selections preceding the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as Malta returns to the competition following a two year absence with Gaia Cauchi who was internally chosen by the Public Broadcasting Services. During the course of the evening, it was the Netherlands which selected their entry in what has been annually coined as an oustanding selection process encompassing some of the best talent that the nation can offer. Indeed, the line-up was stunning and any one of the top three entries would have made the country proud at the event organised by the European Broadcasting…
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