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During these past few years, the annual Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza has been growing due to the fact that new minds were brought in to make sure that the showcase moves into a modern era where music speaks to the listeners especially when it is in an official language of the country. This is the case with this competition noting that it is only one of the two that showcase Maltese in terms of music. A number of poets have long been trying to get the people to appreciate the language but when done in song, it could be assessed even further noting that people tend to hum lyrics to the melody. The 2012 edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza features a variety of participants who are somewhat representing the dawn of a new age noting that most of them are either newcomers or those who have gained popularity in just a couple of years. We are presenting the tracks one by one and today, the tide turns towards Domenique who will be performing the track Tama u Kuraġġ composed by Philip Vella and penned by Cher Vella.

The nineteenth track to be presented during the evening of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza as hosted by Christine Haber and Ronald Briffa translates to Hope and Courage noting that the lyrics speak volumes about the history that the people of Malta had to go through to obtain the freedom that they proclaim to have in the present day. The performer of the track in the meantime has already managed to obtain a name for herself in the past couple of years especially due to the fact that she has taken the longer route which has proven successful for a number of stars here in the country. Domenique had appeared within a number of festivals and television programmes during the years noting that she had tried to represent Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for quite a couple of years. Nevertheless, since making it to the teenage category of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza with the track Miegħi Hemm Int which translates into You're There With Me composed by Heathcliffe Balzan and penned by Natasha Turner, she has also made the semi-finals of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest in 2010 with the track I'll Follow the Sunshine written by Ralph Siegel and Dr. Bernd Meinunger.

Philip Vella has written a large number of songs for the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza and whilst he remains, the most successful composer in the country when it comes to the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, it seems he has not been utterly lucky in this competition having won it on just one previous occasion, that come very recently in 2009 when Annabelle Debono performed the song 1964 which was penned by Mark Amaira. Nevertheless, he is still composing music to Maltese lyrics with quite a number of songs having passed through to this stage of the competition. He co-writer this time round on a total of three entries, I believe is none other than his daughter, Cher Vella whose first experience at co-writing came earlier this year during the Malta Eurovision Song Contest having written the lyrics to the song In Your Eyes performed by Lawrence Gray. This is the first time that she has written lyrics in Maltese and the family duo will be hoping for more success in the future now that such a collaboration has started. Remember, to listen to the track Tama u Kuraġġ in the official preview video just below and stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for more features about the participants in the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ogD5HTI7FA

The Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza remains to this present day as one of the most prestigious events in the local music calender especially due to the fact that the entries presented within the competition have to be in Maltese, the national language of the country. There has been a tendency for shunning the language away in the past but nevertheless, when it comes to music, it has been growing for quite a long time. One of the mission statements of escflashmalta.com is to promote the music scene to full capacity and therefore, this year, we are coordinating with Media.Link Communications to give more insight on the entries and their respective performers. The presentation of the tracks which will be somewhat, two per week has been done in completely random order. The first entry to be further analyzed further is the one entitled Id-Demm ta' Raymond composed by Mark Spiteri Lucas, penned by Paul Ellul and sung by Roseann Cordina.

This has to be one of the most significant tracks in this years' competition due to the fact that it brings about one of the endearing subjects back to mind. The track which translates into The Blood Shed by Raymond is about a political activist who had lost his life following a shooting that took place through a driveby. Unfortunately, the murderer was never convincted or found. The subject of the song that Roseanne is speaking about will definitely evoke some memories in the long run but that has to be somewhat one of the characteristics of the lyricist of this particular track, Paul Ellul who is undoubtely well known for an array of songs, being one of the most prolific lyricist for the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza throughout the years. The composer, Mark Spiteri Lucas is the second most successful professional in the competition having won an astonishing four times, those being in 2001, 2003, 2007 and 2008.

Roseann Cordina is still making a name for herself as a performer although this is actually her second participation in the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza  having made the finals back in 2010 with the track Jum Wieħed composed by Chan Vella and penned by Paul Ellul. The track which translates into One Day spoke about the honour that the country should have on being independent and that the day should officially be recognized as the only feast in Malta. Despite the fact that it was the very first time that Roseanne was competing in a nation wide competition, it seems that her track was very much enjoyed by the general public especially after receiving the Public Vote award later on during the evening. She had led the voting almost throughout noting the several updates given during Indifest. Remember, to listen to the track Id-Demm ta' Raymond in the official preview video just below and stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for more features about the participants in the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2DVZq1LDlc

The staging of every competition requires a team of dedicated personnel and last years' edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza won by Mike Spiteri and his song B'Rieda Tal-Azzar was one of the most innovative thus far noting that seating was introduced for the very first time. This year, things are going to continue improving on what was built during the twentieth edition noting that Media.Link Communications has always been fully fledged to support local talent of all kinds. This years' competition features a mixture of newcomers and established personnel but what is clear is that those who were competing in the junior ranks not too long ago have now found their way amongst the elite it seems. Indifest has been picked up for yet another season in aid of the competition and this year, it will be bigger and better than it has been in the past so stay tuned.

For the second time in her young career, Christine Haber will be the leading female host of the programme and thus the competition and she will be joined by none other than someone who brings in his fair share of experience in hosting popular shows. I am talking about Ronald Briffa, who recently got the opportunity to host the Malta Eurovision Song Contest and also be our main commentator alongside last years' female host of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, Elaine Saliba. In the meantime, the programme whilst meeting up with the various contestants in this years' edition, notably two (2) competing in the Established category and another one (1) competing in the Teenage Category, there will be the typical questions with a hint of satire asked by newcomer host James Cassar, who experience in the world of entertainment is clearly gaining pace noting his work in creating events around the country. He was also one of the judges during the initial phases of the 2011 edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza.

The merge between the committee of the competition and indeed is very much apparent this year noting that the Chairman, Mark Azzopardi also picture above will be producing the programme himself in order to keep everything in line with what the committee would like to see put forth. Promotion is vital to each and every contestant and Mark along with the team on the show and the team behind the competition will look to it that everything happens as it should. During the first programme, the guests will be none other than Stephanie Zammit with the track Abjad u Iswed composed by Philip Vella and penned by Gerard James Borg, Rachel Verzin who will be taking part with Dell L-Istilel composed by Dominic Cini and penned by Stephen Baldacchino and Derrick Schembri with the song Niftakar Fik composed by the same Dominic Cini and penned by Stephen Baldacchino. The latter will be performing live whilst the former two will perform in playback.

 

There will be a number of twists and turns during this years' edition of the programme Indifest so one has to make sure to keep his eyes peeled open for everything that Christine and Ronald utter out of their mouths noting that all of the songs might be coming closer to you, much more quicker than you think, hence, be quick to react as an announcement is made. Indifest along with the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza is being fully supported for the third year running by escflashmalta.com as we aim to promote everything possible when it comes to the local music scene. One last note that we would like to mention is that there will be a notable amount of special guests during the series and the first one will be none other than 1995 Eurovision Song Contest representative and last years' winning entrant Mike Spiteri who was also a judge during the initial judging phase of this years' competition. Therefore, on Tuesday at 20:30 CET, tune in to NET Television for the first programme!

Source: escflashmalta.com, Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza

During the years, one of the most successful competitions in the local music scene has surely been the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza and this is due to the fact that it is one of two competitions whose entries are in the national language of the country, that being Maltese. After a hiatus which stretched ten years in total, Media.Link Communications decided that it was high time for a return and in fact, since then, things have looked rather positive noting that each year, new talent is established along with a mixture of already established talent. In the past couple of weeks, escflashmalta.com has been looking at some of the most memorable statistics including the fact that the runner-up of the past three years has been absent in the following year and that Eleanor Cassar has been the most successful in making it to the final eleven times, nine times as a soloist and once as a duet. This time round, the focus turns to the male artist who has made the most appearances and he is by far none other than Mark Tonna. 

Male artists have always had a tendency to stay away from competitions actually noting that there is more interest amongst the gender on radio for example but nevertheless, the last two entrants at the Eurovision Song Contest have both been male keeping in mind Glen Vella in 2011 and Kurt Calleja earlier this year. When it comes to the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, Mark Tonna has provided the most entries in the competition or rather, has made it to the finals the most scoring a total of eight (8) entries, all of them as a solo performer. As you are going to note within the list below, Mark has worked with a large number of songwriters and this just goes to show that mixing it up a bit does definitely give a music career more flavour, an element which can be proven to be quite successful in the long run.

Mark Tonna made his mark on the local music scene within the Malta Song for Europe having participated on four occasions, the first one being in 1995, followed by his fourth place finish in 1997, then also returning in 1999 which remains to be his best finish thus far and last but not least, his participation in 2003. His participation in the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza led to a victory on his fourth try actually with the track Waħdek Ma Tkun Qatt but he did return due to the fact that he loves to perform in Maltese, citing it as a beautiful language. He takes every live performance seriously and shows sheer professionalism with all of the artists competing actually. He is a role model and he is absolutely well respective for that honour.

Source: KKI Compact Discs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVvNLWcl1Fo

The Committee of the 2012 edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza has been quite busy with all of the proceedings promising the viewers at home that this will be a bigger spectacle that what was seen last year when the event was organized for the twentieth time noting one major change with the audience seated throughout the whole evening, enjoying the twenty tracks at the comfort of their chairs. When one considers that this event has been around for such a long time, there is also to be noted the sheer prowess in terms of history and in fact, when looking at the last three years, it seems that the first runner-up has been hit by a stroke of misfortune noting absenteeism in the following year for some reason or another.

There has been consistent talk that the runner-up of one year does indeed try again in the following year and although this is not yet entirely proven, they are still missing the following year and one does tend to try and build momentum. In 2009, the runner-up of the competition was none other than Kaya who performed the track Lilek Biss written by Mark Spiteri Lucas and penned by Joe Chircop. Originally the song had qualified with the vocals of Annabelle who would go on to win the competition with the track 1964 composed by Philip Vella and penned by Mark Amaira. This was the third time in recent history that Kaya had finished in the top three but the following year, she did not make a comeback into the finals and thus could not do one better and be the first to win the competition twice!
 
 
Way back in 2010, the competition was said to be wide open noting that the emergent talent of a number of performers took place and in fact, one could note that the names were of the newfound famed artists. In the end it seemed that Amber won with the track Trid Tapprezza composed by Ray Agius and penned by Alfred C Sant. In second place that year was a newcomer by the name of Gloriana Arpa Belli whose song Fil-Mużika composed by Renato Briffa and penned by Doris Chetcuti was entirely differently. The performer, who is the daughter of 1972 Eurovision Song Contest representative; Helen Micallef has yet to make her return to the competition. It has not been proven whether she did try again because her name did not really come out as one of the second phase qualifiers.
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Vmztcg5GU
 
The very last year in question is the most recent one, which was actually the twentieth edition of the competition. I believe that anyone who got through should be lucky in saying that they took part in a different type of setting for the very first time. The runner-up was also a noteworthy individual, because the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza nurtured Albertine u L-Qamħa from previous years having competed in the Talent Żagħżugħ portion. The track entitled Skont Id-Daqqa ż-Żifna composed by Dominic Cini and penned by Giovann Attard lost out to Mike Spiteri and his entry B'Rieda tal-Azzar written by Ray Agius. Once more, it has not been sanctioned whether there was a submission from the performers this time round but that means that for the third year in a row, the first runner-up of the previous edition is missing.
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT_nRNKMLjU
 

Throughout the history of songwriting in Malta, it has been worth noting that Ray Agius has set his standards pretty high noting that his success supercedes any of that achieved by others especially when it comes to working within the framework of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, a competition which he has duly won on record, six times. In fact, there has only been one individual who has come close to beating out that record and might do so in the next couple of years with the right tracks and he is none other than Mark Spiteri Lucas. Both songwriters consistently compete in the renowned music competition organized by Media.Link Communications and they will also be taking part this time round as they boast three entries when taken into account together.

It is important to note that Ray Agius has distinctively worked with some of the best talents in the country during the years especially when it comes to the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, somewhat of a crossover to the Malta Eurovision Song Contest. Back in 1997, he wrote the music to the lyrics of the track In-Nar Ħa performed by Tarcisio Barbara which stunned the jury and went onto win the competition but the big victory came in 1999 when Claudette Pace competed with the song Ejjew Nippruvaw which not only took home the main honour but several others scooping up all of the top awards for music and lyrics as well. In 2002, he was competing with the renowned Lawrence Gray with the entry L-Għażla F'Idejna, a cult song in popular tradition which sweeped the board one more time in a first and second place finish for the performer noting that a second song for him ultimately came in the runner-up position.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H16xguRU07E

Most recently though, it seems that things have continued to flourish and it has been highly debatable that Ray Agius was the individual who helped kick start the career of Claudia Faniello whom he competed with for the first time in the 2006 Malta Song for Europe and in fact, following that stint, she entered the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza with Ma Nafx which was a different type of song in the competition and still captured the imagination of the judging panel. As one could see, Ray was not known to succeed each year noting that there are gaps between his victories, sometimes even three to four years but in the past two years, this changed as he won the event successively with Trid Tapprezza by Amber as well as B'Rieda tal-Azzar by Mike Spiteri eventually taking the honours. This year, Ray Agius is working with a brand new performer who is hoping to break into the local music scene and seems to be very happy to have even made it to the final stages. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all of the latest news.

Source: escflashmalta.com, YouTube, KKI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12XYgWNDjp0

One of the most pivotal competitions in the local music scene is surely the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza having the honour of being one of the two leading competitions in which songs submitted into it feature in the Maltese Language which in itself is a merge of Anglo-Saxon, Semitic and Latin in reality. We have been going through a number of statistics and it seems that since the year 1997, there has been one artist who has entered the competition with more songs than the others and this is a woman in the form of Eleanor Cassar who has even won the competition during one of the occasions. We will be going through the vast history of this exceptional performer.

Eleanor Cassar has grown to become an exceptional artist with multiple accolades to her name both in Malta and abroad where she has come out as a winner in each and every competition. Within the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, since the year 1997, she has managed to make the finals with eleven tracks in total but being the one with the most solo performances, those amounting to ten (10) due to the fact that one of them was a duet with the renowned Glen Vella who would ultimately go onto represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 with the track One Life composed by Paul Giordimaina and Fleur Balzan.

  • 1998: Ħallini Ħdejk (Renato Briffa / Joe Chircop)
  • 2000: Min (Renato Briffa / Joe Chircop)
  • 2001: Emozzjonijiet Imdallma (John David Zammit / Paul Callus)
  • 2001: M'Hawnx Bħalek (Chan Vella / Paul Ellul)
  • 2002: Ħdejk (John David Zammit / Joe Chircop)
  • 2002: Sisien Il-Ħajja (John David Zammit / Paul Callus)
  • 2003: Tgħid Min Jaf (Renato Briffa / Joe Chircop)
  • 2003: Nisma Biss (John David Zammit / Joe Chircop)
  • 2004: Għat-Tnejn Flimkien (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)
  • 2005: Ix-Xemx Mill-Ġdid (Paul Abela / Joe Julian Farrugia)
  • 2007: Fil-Fond tal-Qalb (Paul Giordimaina / Fleur Balzan)

Eleanor Cassar has quite the long lasting presence in the local music scene noting that apart from doing well in this competition, she was also the winner of the Għanja tal-Poplu in 2000 with Glen Vella on the track It-Tfal tal-Llum which was composed by Chan Vella and penned by Paul Ellul. She has given the country some of the most iconic tracks in our language and she was of course, the winner back in 2005 with a track which boasted stunning lyrics with a charming musical accompaniment, something that Paul Abela and Joe Julian Farrugia are known for. It will be interesting to see whether Eleanor would return to the competition for yet another time especially having decided to try one more time following her victory in 2007 where she placed third in the final competition and she performed a ballad in which one could hear a pin drop. This was the first informative artist about the competition throughout the years, but it will not be the last. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for more such features.

Source: KKI Compact Discs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGHsmpdHOLI

The amount of competitions that take place during the year in Malta is surprisingly high but then again, there are a number of showcases which attract the biggest stars in the music industry and these are of course; the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, the Malta Summer Hit Song Contest, the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza and the Għanja tal-Poplu. Two of the mentioned ones are held in the national language of the country being Maltese and therefore even more special so to speak noting that it is a rare occasion for original tracks in Maltese to be released onto the music market which has been predominantly been based in English due to the possibility of exporting the material. We are prime supporters of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza with two editorial board members being part of the Committee as well. 

The preparations for this years' competition have long in commenced actually noting that there are two categories; the Established Category which includes twenty (20) entries in total as well as the Teenage Category which includes a total of ten (10) entries, competing for the top three (3) covered positions. The draw for the running order can only be held for the first category and as revealed during the programme Sas-Sitta, there has already been contact with the artists about the recording of the interviews as well as the official videos of the songs which are being recorded for the very first time in order for each act to have the maximum possible promotion. Have a look at the running order as revealed during the programme just a couple of minutes ago.

01. Flimkien - Kristen Camilleri (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

02. Tagħna L-Isbaħ Żmien - Esilana (Ray Agius / Alfred C Sant)

03. Rebbiħin - Francesca Sciberras (Miriam Christine / Celestina Sciberras)

04. Id F'Id - Simone Gauci (Renato Briffa / Keith Zammit)

05. Abjad u Iswed - Stephanie Zammit (Philip Vella / Gerard J Borg)

06. Kburin Bik - Christian Azzopardi (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)

07. Indipendenti - Danica Muscat (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

08. Missjoni Impossibli - Ishmael Grech (Philip Vella / Rita Pace)

09. Jekk Nużaw Moħħna - Deborah C (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Joe Chircop)

10. Kemm Xtaqt - Laura Bruno (Frederick Camilleri)

11. Se Nibda Jien - Dario u Grecia Bezzina (Dario Bezzina / Rita Pace)

12. Mhux L-Ewwel Darba - Neville, Ivan u Claire (Augusto Cardinali / Giovann Attard)

13. Dan Mhux Tmiem - Corinne Caruana (Mark Scicluna / Rita Pace)

14. Mill-Bidu Nett - Francesca Scerri (Elton Zarb / Rita Pace)

15. Bl-Ikbar Serjetà - Marilena Gauci (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)

16. Dell L-Istilel - Rachel Verzin (Dominic Cini / Stephen Baldacchino)

17. Għidli Int - Julie Pomorski (Augusto Cardinali / Giovann Attard)

18. Ħalluni - Kylie Coleiro (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)

19. Tama u Kuraġġ - Domenique (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

20. Id-Demm ta' Raymond - Roseanne Cordina (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Paul Ellul)

The second phase of the 2012 edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza took place within Media.Link Communications where sixty-five (65) songs were presented in front of a five member panel of judges made up of; David Grech Urpani, the guitarist of the band Three Stops to China; Matthias Mallia, the guitarist of the band Mischief; Ryan Grech, an events organizer; Kevin Azzopardi, an experienced musician and Doreen Galea, performer and vocal trainer. The list in itself includes a mixture of talent, some which have already gained experience and others which are still new to the scene and are looking to gain experience.

 

Last years' edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza was won by Mike Spiteri, the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest representative for Malta with the song Keep Me In Mind. He had done the country proud achieving a tenth place finish and continued to come up with the goods as there have been a number of tracks throughout the years which are still extremely well known. The Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza has seen a flurry of artists finish on top in its history such as Ira Losco, Claudette Pace, Miriam Christine Warner and Annabelle Debono amongst others.

Talent Stabbilit

  1. Abjad u Iswed - Stephanie Zammit (Philip Vella / Gerard James Borg)
  2. Bl-Ikbar Serjetà - Marilena Gauci (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)
  3. Dan Mhux Tmiem - Corinne Caruana (Mark Scicluna / Rita Pace)
  4. Dell L-Istilel - Rachel Verzin (Dominic Cini / Stephen Baldacchino)
  5. Flimkien - Kristen Camilleri (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)
  6. Għidli Int - Julie Pomorski (Augusto Cardinali / Giovann Attard)
  7. Ħalluni - Kylie Coleiro (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)
  8. Id-Demm ta' Raymond - Rosanne Cordina (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Paul Ellul)
  9. Indipendenti - Danica Muscat (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)
  10. Jekk Nużaw Moħħna - Deborah C (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Joe Chircop)
  11. Kburin Bik - Christian Azzopardi (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)
  12. Kemm Xtaqt - Laura Bruno (Frederick Camilleri)
  13. Mhux L-Ewwel Darba - Neville, Claire u Ivan (Augusto Cardinali / Giovann Attard)
  14. Mill-Bidu Nett - Francesca Scerri (Elton Zarb / Rita Pace)
  15. Missjoni Impossibli? - Ishmael Grech (Philip Vella / Rita Pace)
  16. Rebbiħin - Francesca Sciberras (Miriam Christine Warner / Celestina Sciberras)
  17. Se Nibda Jien - Dario u Grecia Bezzina (Dario Bezzina / Rita Pace)
  18. Tagħna L-Isbaħ Żmien - Esilana (Ray Agius / Alfred C. Sant)
  19. Tama u Kuraġġ - Domenique (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

Talent Żagħżugħ

  1. Aħna ż-Żgħażagħ - Maria Debono (Kaya / Joe Chircop)
  2. Bil-Bnadar F'Idejna - Sarah Bonnici (Miriam Christine Warner / Joe Chircop)
  3. Ftakart Fl-Imħabba - Jade Amber Muscat (Kaya / Christopher Azzopardi)
  4. Ħbieb ta' Veru - Maria u Justine (Kaya / Christopher Azzopardi)
  5. Il-Libertà - Antoine u Kayleigh (Ray Agius / Michael Vella Haber / Evelyn Saliba La Rosa)
  6. L-Ewwel Imħabba - Darlene Sammut (Kaya / Rita Pace)
  7. Niftakar Fik – Derrick Schembri (Dominic Cini / Stephen Baldacchino)
  8. Noli - Natalya Galdes (Rita Pace)
  9. X'Qaltli L-Arzella - Antonella Rapa (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Joe Friġġieri)
  10. X'Sar Minnhom - Mikaela Bajada (Miriam Christine Warner / Joe Chircop)

Last weekend marked the initial phase of the upcoming edition of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza, one of the few remaining music competitions which promotes the Maltese language noting that there is a strong sense of commitment with regards to the National language of the Maltese Islands. The history of the competition has also boasted some of the best talent that is on offer noting that artists who have done well have gone onto greener pastures with more success in the following competitions. This time round, the list of participants who made it through to the second phase showcases a change in guard with the most popular performers gaining their credibility in recent years noting that their stardom is still somewhat recent. Nevertheless, songwriters are still seemingly strong and have continuously been branding new talent to perform their respective compositions. 

The second phase of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza will be taking place during the morning and most of the afternoon noting that a five member panel of judges will be listening to the songs competing in the Talent Stabbilit amounting to forty-nine (49) in total and also the tracks competing in the Talent Żagħżugħ portion amounting to sixteen (16). They will be respectfully brought down to nineteen (19) and ten (10) with Simone Gauci already winning her place through the Passport 2 Indifest competition held on the programme Sas-Sitta produced by Spiteri Lucas Entertainment and shown on NET Television every Saturday afternoon. The programme will be playing an important role tomorrow noting that the committee of the Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza will be exclusively presenting the finalists in both portions of this years' competition on the show due to the involvement which has been noted throughout in terms of promotion. On behalf of the whole editorial team at escflashmalta.com, I would like to wish everyone the very best of luck!

Source: Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza Committee, Media.Link Communications