Malta: Ela Mangion to represent the country in Junior Eurovision 2018
Ela Mangion will be the next Maltese representative in the upcoming Junior Eurovision , next November in Minsk, Belarus.
A total of 16 acts competed in the final and battled to win the public’s preference. Eventually, Ela Mangion won the national final with her song “Marchin’ On” . It was the first time since 2010 that the competing acts performed original songs .
The competing act of the national JESC final were:
- Giorgia Borg – 10 – 3rd
- Thea Aquilina – Back to My Freedom
- Isaac Spiteri – Bonfire Nights
- Yarin Coleiro – Can You Be the One
- Kylie Meilak – Crystals
- Lora Grech – Finish Line
- Jahel Cardona – Home
- Riona Degiorgio – Infinity
- Ela Mangion – Marchin’ On – 1st
- Eliana Gomez Blanco – Music Takes Control
- Kristy Spiteri – Nann
- Luana Schembri – No Rest for the Wicked
- Albert-Lauren Agius – Paper Boats
- Zaira Mifsud – Shout Now
- Katryna Borg and Rihana Azzopardi – The Puppet and the Clown – 2nd
- Aiden Aquilina Cohen – Wherever You Go
In this national final we saw again on stage a number of acts that had participated in last year’s final , among them Thea Aqulina, Kylie Meliak, Jahel Cardona and Riona Degiorgio.
Enjoy the winning performance of Ela which gave her the ticket to fly to Minsk next November :