Only a few days left until the Maltese national final for Eurovision 2018 takes place; there is still some time for news from the island nation! Today it was announced that Colin Fitz will host the show on 3 February.
Colin Fitz will host the final night of Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC). This was announced this morning on during an interview on a local radio.
Last year’s presenter, Daniel Azzopardi, said that he will hand over the prestigious role to Fitz. The national final is scheduled to take place on 3 February with no less than 16 acts.
The winner of Malta Eurovision Song Contest will be determined via a 100% public televote.
Malta in Eurovision
Malta has participated 30 times in the Eurovision Song Contest since its debut in 1971. The country ranked twice runner-up, in 2002 and 2005, and is therefore yet to win. Malta also achieved three times the last placement: 1971, 1972 and 2006.
Last year Malta was represented by Claudia Faniello with the song Breathlessly. She arrived 16th with 55 points, missing out the pass to the Grand Final. Have a look at her performance here: