Malta: PBS confirms Junior Eurovision 2023 participation

Malta: PBS confirms Junior Eurovision 2023 participation
Friday, 10 February 2023

  • The Maltese national broadcaster. PBS, will be taking part in Junior Eurovision 2023 in France selecting their representative through a national selection. 

    PBS has confirmed that they will be present in the 21st editon of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest through the semi-final of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2023.




    As we know for the past years the country holds the Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest but still is not confirmed how Malta is going to choose its representative.



    Malta in Junior Eurovision 

    Malta is one of the most succeful nations in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, having won already twice: in 2013  with Gaia Cauchi and her entry The Start” , and in 2015 with Destiny Chukunyere singing “Not My Soul,”. The nation debuted in the competition at the first contest back in 2003, and has only missed two editions, in 2011 and 2012. Since then apart from the two victories it has accomplished six times to finish in the top 10 spots on the scorebaoard. 

    In JESC 2019 Eliana Gomez Blanco represented Malta in  Gliwice- Silesia  with “We Are More”, and came 19th with a totlal of 29 points. In 2020 the national final winner, Chanel Monseigneur , flew the flag in Warsaw with her song "Chasing Sunsets" which finished 8th with a total of 100 points.

    In 2021 Ike & Kaya won the national final and defended the Maltese colors in Paris singing 'My Home' which finished 12th in the final with 97 points.

    Last year Gaia Gambuzza in Yerevan with her song “Diamonds in the Skies” placed last with 43 points.

    News Source: ESC Plus

    Image: Corinne Cumming/EBU