During Thursday’s second Eurovision semi-final, Malta’s Kurt Calleja defied the bookies and danced his way into the grand final. His funky dance moves and easy-to-grasp choreography went down a real treat in the arena, so much so that the Azerbaijani security forces in the audience were telling fans to sit down. WiwiBloggs.Com’s Deban Aderemi grabbed […]
Kurt Calleja’s PR team has been seriously hard at work. Malta may be tiny, but it has big aspirations this year to prove that this is their night. While we at WiwiBloggs.Com aren’t so convinced by the song’s chances of fulfilling Kurt Calleja’s dreams, we do appreciate his PR team’s efforts to create a buzz […]
Question: How do you generate much-needed PR and add spice to a dated pop number? Answer: Go to the town square and choreograph your captive public.
Deban: So much effort is being made by Kurt and the Gang, but it still reads as bland. The refrain ‘eh eh eh eh eh eh…’ just grates on me! The backdrop is faithful to what we’ve seen in the videos. I didn’t like it then, and I still don’t like it now. What could […]
Wiwi and Vebooboo recently caught up with Malta’s Kurt Calleja at Eurovision in Concert. His victory at Malta’s national selection hasn’t gone to his head. Rather than thinking about whether he’s going to win in Baku, he’s busy making friends with the likes of Turkey’s Can Bonomo and Denmark’s Soluna Samay. In the video below […]
Earlier this evening TVM, Malta’s state broadcaster, released the official video of “This is the Night”—Kurt Calleja’s 2012 Eurovision entry. The video gives the impression it was filmed at a late-night street rave that set off a few fires. But in reality the video was shot in the Chicago Suite at the Radission Blu Resort […]
The Wiwi Jury—a panel of music unprofessionals—will be passing judgment on all of the Eurovision 2012 contestants in the coming weeks. Is this the night for Malta’s Kurt Calleja? Here’s what Wiwibloggs, Vebooboo Nadella, Meows Kitty and Deban Aderemi think.
Twenty-two year old Kurt Calleja won Malta’s national selection for Eurovision 2012 last night, surviving a three-hour concert and a neck-and-neck race with Claudia Faniello. For the “This Is the Night” singer, it really was his night—and he could barely contain his emotions afterwards.