Sunday, February 9, 2014

MALTA: 'Coming Home' for Copehagen!

Malta has chosen the act to get represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen. The show were presented by two former participants from Malta - Gianluca (ESC 2013) and Iro Losco (ESC 2002).

14 finalists performed on stage at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta'Qali to get the ESC ticket. At the end the band Firelight won 'MESC 2014' with their song 'Coming Home'.

End results:

  1. Firelight - 'Coming Home' with 63 points
  2. DeBee - 'Pin In The Middle' with 43 points
  3. Daniel Testa - 'One Last Ride' with 41 points

Firelight will perform in the first half of the second Semi-Final at this years Eurovision Song Contest on 8th of May in Copenhagen.

Band members:

  • Michelle Mifsud (vocals, piano, percussion)
  • Richard Edward Micallef (vocals, acoustic guitar, Appalachian mountain dulcimer, percussion) 
  • Tony Polidano (vocals, upright bass, electric bass, acoustic bass, percussion )
  • Matthew Ellul ( acoustic guita
    r, electric guitar)
  • Leslie Decesare ( drums, percussion, harmonica)

A few moments after Firelights victory had the chance to talk to the lucky winner. Watch the interview and hear they had to say:

Read a biography from the band here:

Special guests on 'MESC 2014'

  • Gaia Gauchi (Winner of the 'Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013)
  • SEBalter - Eurovision representative for Switzerland this year performed 'Hunter Of Stars'
  • Emmelie de Forest - she premiered her Eurovision theme song 2014 called 'Rainmaker'

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