Malta will have it's national selection once again for 2012 and it will take place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th of February at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qal. As usual many familiar names among the artists and songwriters including even two previous winners Fabrizio Faniello (ESC 2001 and 2006) and Mirian Christine (ESC 1996). The 20 in semifinal become 14 for the final. I have listened the songs a couple of times and here's my wild guess for the ones that will stay in semifinal: Andreana Debattista, Corazon, Amber, Ryan Paul Abela, Pamela and Deborah C. They just didn't pull any strings in me that would indicate Eurovision success or that I'd would particlarly want to listen them over and over again.
I don't have a clear favorite either, the live performance will be crucial me thinks. A the moment my favorites are (in no particular order) De Bee, Romina Mamo, Chris Grech, Miriam Christine, Wayne William, Firelight, Christabelle, Davinia, Fabrizio Faniello, Firelight, Jessika.... It's all open and after live performances I hope to be a bit wiser. None of the songs scream Eurovision winner though..... But let's get back to this when it's closer to the Maltese selection time!
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