Tonight: Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2024 Semi-final 4 takes place

Tonight: Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2024 Semi-final 4 takes place
Friday, 17 November 2023

  • Malta's search for their next Eurovision representative continues this evening with the fourth Malta Eurovision Song Contest Semi-final. 

    The Mediterranean state island is selecting their Eurovision 2024 hopeful via the MESC 2024 format which consists  of five televised shows ( 4 semi-finals and 1 Grand Final).  A total of 36 acts will be battling  in the competition ( 9 in each semi–final).

    Following the three semi-finals , the fourth set of semifinalists that will take the stage this evening at 21:00 CEST are: 


    1. Erbà – “Sirena” (Siren)
    2. Miriana Conte – “Venom”
    3. Christian Arding – “Bellus” (Velvet)
    4. Lisa Gauci – “Breath”
    5. Matt Blxck – “Banana”
    6. Martina Cutajar – “Miles Away”
    7. Greta Tude – “Topic (Bla Bla)”
    8. Ryan Hili – “Karma”
    9. Kyle George – “Arrows”


    The public and jury voting will contribute to the results with the the lines opening after the show. However the qualifiers will be revealed after all semifinals have taken place. 


    How to Watch

    You can watch Malta's MESC Semi final one on  the TVM webcast at 21:00 CEST . 


    Malta in Eurovision 

    Malta participated in Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1971 and has participated 35 times until now. Since 1991 it hasn't missed out any edtion of the competition. The mediterranean country has not been victorious until now but holds two second places in its record (2002 Ira LoscoSeventh Wonder) and (2005 Chiara Angel). Since the introduction of semi-finals in 2004, it has failed to qualify six times.

    In 2020 Destiny Chunkunyere won the second season of X-factor and was set to fly the flag in Rotterdam with her song 'All My Love' but unfortunately the contest was cancelled due to the cornavirus pandemic and she never performed in The Netherlands.However, in 2021 Destiny was invited back for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam where she delivered on Rotterdam Ahoy's stage her entry "Je me casse"  which finished 7th in the Grand final with a total of 255 points, which is Malta's best results since 2005 when Chiara finished 2nd.

    In 2022 Emma Muscat won the national final MESC2022 and represented the country in Turin singing 'I Am What I Am', which despite Emma's energetic performance in the 2nd semi-final didn't make it to the Grand final. 

    This year The Busker flew the flag in Liverpool with  ‘Dance (Our Own Party) but despite their energetic on stage didn't make it to the finals. 


    News Source/Image: TVM