The Malta Independent 18 June 2024, Tuesday
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Tickets for Mużika Mużika 2023 are now for sale

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 21:49 Last update: about 2 years ago

With Mużka Mużika just one month away, Festivals Malta announces that tickets for the festival are on sale as of today. Tickets for all three performances can be bought from the festival's official website muzikamuzika.mt

Mużika Mużika returned in 2021 replacing the Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija. Despite it being organised during the pandemic, Festivals Malta managed to pull-off a successful television show viewed live by around 320,000 televiewers across the festival's three days. The first edition of the festival was won by the song Ħarsa Biss, performed by Glen Vella, written by Joe Julian Farrugia, and composed by Philip Vella, while the second edition was won by the song Bla Tarf, performed, and written by Kurt Calleja, and composed by Kurt Calleja, Aleandro Spiteri Monsigneur and Peter Borg.

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Since its launch, the festival has managed to gain the respect and popularity of many local artists, composers, and authors, as well as numerous viewers who appreciate the Maltese song. Mużika Mużika has also rekindled interest in Maltese compositions, with an increased number of songs being composed in the Maltese language, which were performed in other local festivals, and hit the airwaves of various local radio stations.

This year, Mużika Mużika will take place on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of March at MFCC, Ta' Qali. The festival will also be broadcast live on Television Malta. Mużika Mużika opens on Thursday 23rd March with the semifinal, where the 20 songs will compete for a place in the finals. The following day, Friday 24th March, the festival will continue with an evening of classic Maltese songs, where the 20 semifinalists will interpret various Maltese hits together with established local singers. At the end of the second day, the 12 finalists of the festival will be announced. On the last day of the festival, on Saturday 25th March, the 12 finalists will compete for the winning title. The winner of the festival takes home the sum of €20,000, the runner-up wins the sum of €10,000, and the song which comes in third wins €5,000. Each song that makes it to the final will be given the sum of €500 to help with any orchestral arrangements required.

Tickets for the third edition of Mużika Mużika can be purchased from www.muzikamuzika.mt Festivals Malta encourages the general public to attend and urges them to purchase their tickets early to avoid disappointment. More information about the festival and the semifinalists can be found on Mużika Mużika's official website.


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