Earlier this evening Gianluca Bezzina, Malta’s contestant at Eurovision 2013, “hung out” with John from Eurovisionary, Viktor from Eurovision.tv and William from wiwibloggs on Google Plus. Among other things, he talked about Malta’s Eurovision fans, the drama of walking out of his house, and why he’s shy in real life but not on stage. You can […]
The Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music unprofessionals—is busy compiling Eurovision 2013 ratings and rankings. So last night we flew to Valletta to chow down on some Mediterranean cuisine and to listen to Gianluca Bezzina’s Eurovision song “Tomorrow”. Did his ditty put a spring in our step? Or did we end up throwing olive stones […]
Oops. Wait a minute. Gianluca didn’t win with a song by Train. He actually won with “Tomorrow”, a song that has shades of Train’s hit.
Read the lyrics to “Tomorrow” by Gianluca Bezzina. Gianluca will compete in the second semi-final on May 16.
Last night Malta staged the semi-final of its national selection, and voters eliminated eight contestants. Tonight the final 16 contestants will sing live and Malta will decide who will represent the country at ESC 2013. Fernando Mercieca, a contributor in Malta, asked Eurovision fans to give us their top five favourite songs and to explain why they […]
If wiwibloggs readers have their way then Melanie Zammit will win the Maltese national selection. The “Loverdose” singer captured 18% of the vote, putting her well ahead of second-place finisher Chris Grech who earned 11%.
Kurt Calleja, our favorite flash mob king, has ventured into charity work. He is one of the prominent faces fronting “L-Istrina”—a charity event that takes place every Boxing Day in Malta. This year’s charity single titled ‘Stay’ was the climax of the fundraiser, which included a 12-hour TV program. The single is currently the Maltese […]
Malta has placed in the top five at Eurovision on five separate occasions, and according to some experts, it’s the most successful country that hasn’t yet won.