Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005

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Eurovision Song Contest 2005
Country  Malta
National selection
Selection process Song For Europe 2005
Selection date(s) 19 February 2005
Selected entrant Chiara
Selected song "Angel"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 192 points
Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Malta was represented in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 by the song "Angel" performed by Chiara.

Chiara Siracusa debuted as an artist in 1998 when she performed "The One That I Love" at the ‘Malta Song for Europe’ contest. With her performance the Maltese selected her to represent the nation in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in Birmingham. The artist ‘Chiara’ was born. Chiara delivered an amazing performance on the Eurovision stage, which led to a credible 3rd place. In 1998 she won the ‘Best Female Artist’ at the 1998 Malta Music Awards and released three albums on the local market. Chiara developed her song-writing skills and is the lyricist and composer of "Angel".

National final[edit]

Malta SFE 2005 Logo

The Maltese "Song For Europe" National Final was held on February 19, 2005 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. The hosts of the event were Clare Aguis, John Bundy, and Moira Delia. 22 song competed and the winner was chosen by televoting. There seemed to be a problem calculating the final results since only two of the three phone operators turned over their results. The third phone company eventually revealed that they had no results and a winner was declared. Chiara was chosen to represent Malta with the song "Angel". 2001 representative Fabrizio Faniello was also present among the competitors.

Song Singer Points Place
1 "Love is the reason" Natasha & Charlene 1454 13th
2 "He" Eleonor Cassar 2026 10th
3 "Don't tell it" Fabrizio Faniello 1574 12th
4 "One life" Gunther Chetcuti 1421 15th
5 "Addio ciao" Aldo Busuttil 3561 5th
6 "Sunshine in your eyes" Keith Camilleri 4603 4th
7 "Don't stop the party" Ali & Lis 2525 8th
8 "Time to fall in love again" Louiseann Tate 1450 14th
9 "Deja vu" Olivia Lewis 11369 2nd
10 "The sky is the limit" Rosman Pace 670 20th
11 "Words of love" Fiona & Nadine 1657 11th
12 "Through your eyes" Justine 711 19th
13 "Holding me down" Karen Polidano 714 18th
14 "There for you" Leontine & Roger 847 17th
15 "We can do better" Romina & Rachel & Neville 654 22nd
16 "It's up to you" The Mics 666 21st
17 "Angel" Chiara 11935 1st
18 "Appreciate" Glen Vella 3358 6th
19 "Let's make a change" Andreana & Christian 992 16th
20 "Play on" Pamela 2232 9th
21 "You" J. Anvil 5903 3rd
22 "The angels are tired" Manuel 2526 7th

At Eurovision[edit]

Malta directly qualified for the final on 21 May, at the close of voting it had received 192 points and finished in 2nd place. The spokesperson who revealed Malta's votes for other countries was TVM host Valerie Vella.[1]

Points Awarded by Malta[edit]

Points Awarded to Malta[edit]

Points Awarded to Malta (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philips, Roel (2005-05-17). "The 39 spokespersons!". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-04-28.