Malta 2002

Ira LoscoIra Losco won the Maltese contest on February 16th with "7th Wonder", and will be in Tallinn for Malta.

Noel Zarb (who also sent me the picture) E-mailed me this:

The winner of the "Maltasong for the Eurovision" has been annoucned. The winner is Ira Losco with the song 7th Wonder. Composed by Philip Vella and written by Gerard James Borg. She scored full points from the jury (20x5) plus the maximum from the televoting (60). Ira is a 20 year old, from the small village of Sliema, this was her fourth time in this festival. She started off in 1998.

This year she made Maltese music history in what regards the festival, as she placed both 3rd and 1st.

In 2nd place there came Karen Polidano with "When Comes my Lover". Included you have a picture of Ira holding her trophy.

The rest of the page remains unchanged awaiting some more time! More details soon.

Sixteen songs for February 15 & 16 in Valetta:

  1. Think Of You - Nadine Axisa

  2. What Happened To Our Love - Lawrence Gray
  3. Theresa - Karl Sptteri & Andreana Debattista
  4. One Step Away - Ira Losco
  5. Moment Of Truth - Lawrence Gray
  6. Wanna Hold You - Gunther Chetcuti
  7. Give Me Wings - Olivia Lewis
  8. Secret To Share - Julie Zahra
  9. Hide And Seek - Fiona Cauchi
  10. Dazzle Me - Paula
  11. A New Day Is Dawning - Annalise Ellul
  12. Seventh Wonder - Ira Losco
  13. Romantic - Nadine Axisa
  14. When I'm Near - Roger Tirazona
  15. When Comes My Lover - Karen Polidano
  16. Heaven In My Life - Fiona Cauchi

As ever, lots of familar faces - count 'em

If you have any news or updates on this country's National selection I'd like to hear about it. E-Mail me, Geoff Harrison, at my contact page