Maja Tatić, who represented Bosnia & Herzegovina in the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest, is one of the judges in Maltasong for Europe, the Maltese national final. During an interview in the TV show Showtime with Moira Delia and Manuel Xuereb, the singer told that among the 228 submissions there were several potential Eurovision Song Contest winners.
When asked about her connections to Malta, Maja Tatić said that she was at the same Eurovision when Ira Losco took part for Malta. There she made friends with the Maltese delegation. She also met a member of the present Maltasong Committee earlier this year during the promo-tour which took the Maltese singer, Fabrizio Faniello, around Europe. These connections led her to be invited to serve as a judge for this occasion.
When she was aked to describe the best out of the lot without naming the entries, Maja said that there are some very good ballads which she particularly liked and also a powerful rock song performed by female singers. She also stated that she might be back in Malta next summer to perform at the summer arts festival.
As previously announced, a total of 228 entries were submitted for the Maltasong for Europe Festival 2007, which were be cut down to 50 by a panel of judges towards the end of this week. The second phase will be held on December 9th. For the second phase, the song will be performed live before a panel of foreign judges. 14 songs will be chosen for the semi final on 1st February. 6 out of them will qualify for the final round on 3rd February.
Maja Tatić finished 13th in the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest performing Na jastuku za dvoje.