Malta: Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 20 candidates revealed
The Maltese national broadcaster, has unveiled the 20 acts that have made it to the final stage of Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Malta is selecting its Junior Eurovision 2021 hopeful through the tradional format of MJESC. Due to the high number of submissions PBS decided to hold a two phase selection process , with more jurors added in to review the submissions.
In the first phase of the selection, a number of jurors listened to all the songs and decided on the first 20 finalists to be listed below in alphabetical order. The second phase of the trial will follow with another review to take place by a different jury made up of a local and international jurors. After this second evaluation on September 26, the 12 acts that will be taking part in the MJESC will be announced.
The 20 shortlisted entries in alphabetical order are:
- Breaking Barriers
- DEAR WORLD
- Diamonds in the Skies
- Drops like fire
- Good Things
- Keep Your Drama
- My Angels Calling
- My Home
- ON MY WAY
- Once in a Lifetime
- Running Free
- SHOOTING STAR
- When you’re my age
- WILD AND FREE
The 12 finalists thst will be chosen in the second phase of judging will take part in the Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest which will be held on 16 October,2021 and will be broadcast live on TVM and tvm.com.mt
Malta since its debut in the contest back in 2003 has achieved to win the contest twice: in 2013 with Gaia Cauchi and her entry “The Start”, and in 2015 with Destiny Chukunyere singing “Not My Soul.”
In 2020 the MJESC winner, Chanel Monseigneur , represented Malta in Warsaw with her song “Chasing Sunsets” which finished 8th with a total of 100 points.
News Source: TVM
Image: JuniorEurovision.tv/EBU / STIJN SMULDERS