Eleanor Cassar

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Eleanor Cassar
Eleanor Cassar in 2018.jpg
Eleanor Cassar in 2018
Background information
Also known asEleanor
Born (1982-09-29) 29 September 1982 (age 36)
Luqa, Malta
Years active1992–present

Eleanor Cassar is a Maltese singer that won the Golden Stag Festival 2004.[1]

Born on September 29, 1982, Eleanor Cassar has been singing since she was 11 years old. She was first noticed by her teacher in Secondary school that encouraged her at participate at musical and theatrical events. The same teacher encouraged her to take singing seriously.

Later Eleanor got a certificate of merit from the University of London.

In 2002, she won the first prize at The People's Song Festival. In 2001, Eleanor won the first prize at the Discovery Song Festival in Varna, Bulgaria.

In 2003, she participated for the first time at the Song for Europe Festival with two songs: Someday You'll See and Tell Me Why.

The year 2004 was a successful year for Eleanor. She won the first prize at the Super One festival but also the prize for Best Interpretation offered by FIDOF.

Eleanor has become one of the most popular singers in Malta and she has several weekly appearances on local TV stations as well as other appearances at national and private events on the island. She is preparing to release her first CD this summer. In September she will participate at the Song Festival in Egypt.

In 2006, Eleanor Cassar won the Malta International TV Song Festival with "Bniedem Iehor" by songwriters Paul Giordimaina and Fleur Balzan. Eventually, she represented Malta at the Universe Song Festival 2007 in Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain) where she won the first prize, again.

Entries in the Maltese Eurovision Selection
Year Song Composers Placement
2003 "Someday you will see" Mark Debono, Doris Chetcuti 7th
2003 "Tell me why" Eugenio Schembri, Doris Chetcuti 9th
2004 "Through all my life" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan 7th
2005 "He" Ralph Siegel, John O'Flynn 10th
2006 "Tell Me" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan 11th
2009 "Someday" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan 2nd
2009 "This is our life" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan Unplaced
2011 "Hypnotized" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan 10th
2012 "I Want To Runaway" Paul Giordimaina, Fleur Balzan Unplaced
2018 "Back to Life" Jonas Gladnikoff, Michael James Down 5th


  1. ^ "Maltese singer wins festival in Romania". Times of Malta. July 26, 2004.
Preceded by
Sho Baoliang
Winner of the Golden Stag Festival
Succeeded by
Linda Valori