Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Malta
National selection
Selection process Malta Song for Europe 2008
Selection date(s) Semi-final
24 January 2008
Final
26 January 2008
Selected entrant Morena
Selected song "Vodka"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (14th)
Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Malta has selected their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 through the Malta Song for Europe in Belgrade, Serbia. The contest received 225 songs (3 of which were disqualified) which would have been whittled down to just 35, but due to a tie between a number of songs, the second round consisted of 36 songs. The International Jury which decided on these 36 songs were:

Malta Song for Europe 2008[edit]

For more information, see Malta Song for Europe 2008
Draw Artist Song Jury Televote Total Place
1 Eleonor Cassar "Give Me A Chance" 49 3,821 50 4
2 Claudia Faniello "Caravaggio" 49 12,714 68 2
3 Petra Zammit "Street Car of Desire" 39 3421 28 6
4 Morena Camilleri "Casanova" 40 3,607 38 5
5 Klinsmann Coleiro "Go" 43 3,299 24 7
6 Claudia Faniello "Sunrise" 71 4,518 64 3
7 Rosman Pace "Love Is Just The Way" 36 3,253 10 8
8 Morena Camilleri "Vodka" 49 16,979 78 1

Sixteen entries were decided for the Semi Final on the 24 January 2008, all songs were performed and eight progressed on to the final on 26 January 2008, where the winner was announced. The winner who represented Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was Morena with her song Vodka.

At Eurovision[edit]

The song received 38 points and placed 14th in the semifinal and so Malta failed to qualify for the final for the second time.

Points Awarded by Malta[1][edit]

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

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