Malta: Biggest ever Eurovision party

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Hundreds of Eurovision Song Contest fans attended the official pre-party of the Malta Eurovision Festival 2011 which featured the 24 competing acts in the Maltese national final. Euro Club Malta was the biggest Eurovision party ever organised on the island.

Eurovision fever hit Malta as a massive crowd flocked to Tattingers club to support all the competing singers in this year’s national selection. Last year’s Eurovision representative Thea Garrett opened the party with her dance remix of My Dream. Olivia Lewis followed her on stage and performed her popular remix version of Vertigo while later on it was Morena who rocked the stage with her Eurovision entry Vodka. All competing artists in the Maltese selection performed their songs. together with OGAE Malta and organised the official pre-party of the Malta Eurovision Festival 2011 under the auspice of the Maltese national TV station. The Eurovision party merged the euro club atmosphere felt during the Eurovision Song Contest week. George Azzopardi who was the Eurovision DJ entertained the dance floor by playing all the favourite Eurovision tunes. Peter Carbonaro hosted the show which was warmly welcomed by fans since there were great expectations for this Eurovision party.

Malta will select its 24th representative next Saturday and the winner of its selection will represent the country in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Edward Montebello

Joined in 2010. He has a passion towards the Eurovision Song Contest and started following it in 1991. Since 2005 he attended the contest and reported live the events related to Europe's favourite show. He taught history and also worked as a journalist with the biggest private television and radio station in Malta. He currently works in the Communications Office at the Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity in Malta.