Malta: Listen to the first songs competing for Eurovision 2024!

A few hours ago, the first semi-final of MESC 2024, the national final of Malta for Eurovision 2024, was completed!

For the third year in a row, the island country is using the format of a national final and is organizing Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2024 (MESC), through which they are going to select their representative for the 68th Eurovision Song Contest.

36 artists are going to take part in Malta’s selection process for Eurovision 2024. A process consisting of semi-finals and the Grand Final, will select the artist and the song that is going to represent Malta in Malmö.

The first semi-final was completed a earlier today, with the presentation of the first nine songs through a TV show, named XOW. Both the jury and public vote were completed.

You can listen to the first nine songs in the videos below:

When all semi-finals are completed, the twelve songs with the highest scores will advance to the Grand Final. The next semi-final will take place next Friday!

The Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2023 (MESC 2023)

Phase I – Song Submission and Selection

Those interested could subit their songs in the country’s public broadcaster. After the deadline, the 36 competing artists were selected.

Phase II – Semi Final
  • Artists will perform their songs live via a TV show that will be broadcasted for several weeks.
  • The top 12 artists via a combination of jury and public vote will qualify to the Grand Final.
Phase III – Grand Final
  • The Grand Final will be held in January 2024.
  • Every participant will have a budget of 5.000 euros for producing and filming a video-clip of its entry.
  • Every participant will film a live-on-tape performance in December 2023(the artists will have 60 minutes to film 3 performances and between these, the best will be chosen)
  • The winner will be decided from a jury and public vote.

Until we learn who is going to represent Malta in Eurovision 2024, let’s remember their song for last year’s contest. The Busker were the winners of MESC 2023 with the song “Dance (Our Own Party)” but they didn’t manage to qualify for the Grand Final ending up in 15th place of the First Semi-final with 3 points:

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Maltese participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024, in Malmö!

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