The Malta Independent 21 April 2019, Sunday

Junior Eurosong 2008 Festival semifinalists announced

Malta Independent Saturday, 23 August 2008, 00:00 Last update: about 6 years ago

PBS has announced the 36 semifinalists for the Junior Eurosong 2008 with the following songs to be performed in the two semifinals to be held on 9 and 11 September.

Sixteen songs will qualify to the finals of Saturday 13 September. The winning song will represent Malta at the Junior Eurovision to be held on 22 November in Cyprus.

Songs are listed on the right in the order as heard by the judges.

This also determines the running order of the two semifinals.

The songs were judged by:

• Kevin Abela (principal trumpet – Malta Philarmonic orchestra, music director)

• Claire Massa (voice teacher, singer mezzo soprano)

• Norman Cristina (musician, music teacher)

• Mike Spiteri (singer)

• Dr Maria Frendo (musician, academic)

• Jessica Tabone

• Martha Bottari

Results were verified by Dr Romina Bartolo (Notary Public) and Mr Lino Buttigieg (Certified Public Accountant).

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Semifinal 1: Tuesday 9 September:

Song Title / Singer

Do it for me - Jade Cini

Cinderella - Antonella Rapa

Teenagers - Francesca Zarb

Eastern Breeze - Denise Spiteri

A Dream - Angelica Portelli

Don’t Hurt us - Scarlet

Sing - Marisa Galea

Id-Dinja tieghi - Josmar Cassar

Magical Shoes - Natalia Gili

Rainbow Love - Claire Azzopardi

Endless Voices - Jade Cini

Let’s have some fun - Yazmin Helledie

The Zoo - Jodie

Holiday Express - Daniel Testa

Shout - Ana

In My Heart - Marie Claire Attard Bason

I can’t live without you - Ylenia Vella

Believe in you - Whitney & Jody

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Semifinal 2: Thursday 11 September:

Song Title/Singer

Touch of Joy - Danica Muscat

Music of Your Heart - Mariah Mifsud Bonnici

Young and Free - Norbert Bondin

Mr DJ - Naomi Marie Bugeja

Fulfill my dreams - Francesca Sciberras

Singing in the street - Shieradye Micallef

Summer Fun - Daphne Xuereb

I Dream Awake - Francesca Zarb

Junior Swing - Daniel Testa

Trust and Believe - Danica Muscat

Good Times - Nicole Azzopardi

Pray - Bernice Ann Mercieca

City of Angels - Denise Spiteri

Tonight - Joseph Refalo

Fly - Yazmin Helledie

The land of make believe - Abela

Sing your life - Christian Muscat & Maria Cuschieri

Once Upon a Time - Nicole Azzopardi

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