Tonight: MESC 2023 Semifinal in Malta

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 538 views

We are off to the sunny shores of Malta tonight, where the 2023 Maltese national selection -MESC is set to continue with its Semifinal.

MESC 2023  consists of six televised shows: 4 quarter finals, a semifinal and a Grand Final.

How to watch?

You can watch the Semifinal of MESC 2023 at 21:00 CET via the following channels:

About the show

A total of 24 acts will be competing during tonight’s show. The top 16 acts will proceed to the Grand Final after a combined jury-public televoting deliberation.  The show will be held at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre and will be hosted by Amber (Malta 2015) and Glen Vella (Malta 2011).

The competing acts

  • Andre’ – «Broken Hill»
  • Bradley Debono – «Blackout»
  • Cheryl Balzan – «La La Land»
  • Dominic & Anna – «Whatever Wind May Blow»
  • Greta Tude – «Sound Of My Stilettos»
  • Ryan Hili – «In The Silence»
  • Stefan Galea – «Heartbreaker»
  • Giada – «I Depend On You»
  • Chris Grech – «Indescribable»
  • The Busker – «Dance (Our Own Party)»
  • Maxine Pace – «Alone»
  • Ian – «On My Own»
  • Dario Bezzina – «Bridle Road»
  • Brooke – «Checkmate»
  • Mark Anthony Bartolo – «Tears»
  • Dan – «It’ll Be OK»
  • Matt Blxck – «Up»
  • Eliana Gomez Blanco – «Guess What»
  • Fabrizio Faniello – «Try To Be Better»
  • Christian Arding – «Eku Ċar»
  • Geo Debono – «The Mirror»
  • Mikhail – «Leħen Fiċ-Ċpar»
  • Nathan – «Creeping Walls»
  • Klinsmann – «Piranah»

About MESC 2023

The 2023 Maltese national selection  consists of four phases. A total of 40 songs will compete in the quarterfinals. The semifinal will feature a total 24 songs, the top 16 entries will proceed to the Grand Final.

MESC 2023 Timeline

  • 13/01/2022- Quarter Final #1
  • 20/01/2022-Quarter Final #2
  • 27/01/2022-Quarter Final #3
  • 03/02/2022-Quarter Final #4
  • 09/02/2023- MESC 2023 Semifinal
  • 11/02/2023- MESC 2023 Grand Final

Malta in Eurovision

Malta debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1971 and is yet to win the competition. The Mediterranean island’s best result in the competition has been a second placing achieved in 2002 (Ira Losco) and 2005 (Chiara).

Malta has competed 34 times at the Eurovision Song Contest, next year will mark the country’s 35th ESC participation.

In 2022 Emma Muscat represented Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin with hery entry ‘ I Am What I Am’.

Source: TVM
Photo credit: TVM