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KKI 2014: Finalists in Both Categories Made Public

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In September, Malta will be celebrating 50 years of Independence, and as a result will see to a series of festivities held at the Granaries in Floriana. Throughout the week, the most concurrence is seen during the annual Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza. In a Press Release published through MaltaRightNow, the list of the finalists for this year's edition was made public, albeit without the names of the vocalists, which escflashmalta.com has added from the list of the first phase qualifiers published last week.

Domenique, Neville Refalo, Gloriana Arpa Belli, Geordie DeBono and Josef Tabone have more than 1 song in the competition and will retain the one which achieved the most points by a professional panel of judges which included; Olivia Lewis, Andrew Attard, Mro Maurizio Schembri, Sharon Deguara Cipriott and Noel D’Anastas. 30 entries have been selected to compete in the category 'Talent Stabbilit' whilst 7 entries will compete in the category 'Talent Ġdid'. It seems that the rules have been altered pertaining to song quality, although this is yet to be clarified.

Talent Stabbilit

Aħjar - Simone Gauci (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Rita Pace)

Biċċa Minni - Geordie DeBono (Renato Briffa / Mark Amaira)

Daqs Xulxin - Charlene Cardona (Minik / Joe Chircop)

Destin - Danica Muscat (Philip Vella)

Din il-Qalb - Francesca Borg (Minik / Mario Farrugia)

F'Dinja Aħjar - Neville Refalo (Minik / Stephen Baldacchino)*

Frammenti - Domenique (Philip Vella / Mark Amaira)

Fuq Dil-Blata - Roseann Cordina (Minik / Paul Ellul)

Ġabuna Indipendenti - Marilena Gauci (Philip Vella / Joe Chircop)

Għalik - Domenique (Philip Vella)

Ħamsin Sena Nazzjon - Domenique (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Paul Ellul)

Ħelu Kkulurit - Domenique (Mark Debono / Paul Ellul)

Hemm Int - Valentina Farrugia (Roger Tirazona / Joe Julian Farrugia)

Ibqa' Ħdejja - Ina Robinich (Minik / Deo Grech)

Int - Laura Bruno (Frederick Camilleri)

Kastell B'Żewġ Prinċipessi - Domenique (Mark Debono / George Cremona)

Kastelli Fl-Arja - Gloriana Arpa Belli (Minik / Keith Zammit)

Kuntenta Kif Jien - Ann Marie Ellul (Rita Pace)

Ma Tintefiex - Neville Refalo (Mark Spiteri Lucas / Joe Chircop)

Mara - Domenique (Philip Vella / Paul Ellul)

Mixja li Bdiet - Gloriana Arpa Belli (Renato Briffa / Alfred Baldacchino)*

Naħfirlek - Franz Bezzina (Augusto Cardinali)

Nemmen fil-Futur - Mattei Curmi (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

Orrizonti - Josef Tabone (Minik / Stephen Baldacchino)

Pass Wara Pass - Minik (Minik / Mario Farrugia) 

Passaġġ - Domenique (Clinton Paul)

Stmerrejtek, Ħabbejtek - Marie Claire (Mark Scicluna / Emil Calleja Bayliss)

Tfajla - Donna (Ray Agius / Paul Ellul)

Tħobbni Kif Jien - Geordie Debono (Philip Vella / Christopher Azzopardi)*

Vagabond - Josef Tabone (Clinton Paul)

 

Talent Ġdid

Ħitan - Sarah DeBattista (Mark Scicluna / Rita Pace)

Realtà - Kelly Cassar (Philip Vella / Cher Vella)

Int u Jien - Maria Cassar (Minik / Rita Pace)

Ritmu Ħaj - Maria Brincat (Andrew Zammit / Keith Zammit)

Nisġa - Josepha Cumbo (Minik / Emil Calleja Bayliss)

Kieku Taf - Sebastian Carl Calleja (Minik / Emil Calleja Bayliss)

Inservi - Kurt Cassar (Elton Zarb / Gillian Attard / Emil Calleja Bayliss)

The Committee of the 2014 edition Konkors Kanzunetta Indipendenza chaired by Hon. Claudette Buttigieg will be communicating the final names of the artists in the coming hours as it is decided by the vocalists and songwriters in question what to do with the songs, and whether there will be the need to call on the replacements.  We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com through Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news as soon as it becomes available.

Source: MaltaRightNow

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