Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014

Malta selected their Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 entry through an internal selection like they did the previous year. On 20 April 2014 it was revealed that Federica Falzon would represent Malta in the contest.[1][2] It was announced on 12 September 2014 that her song would be called "Diamonds".[3]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014
Country Malta
National selection
Selection processInternal selection
Selection date(s)Artist: 20 April 2014
Song: 12 September 2014
Selected entrantFederica Falzon
Selected song"Diamonds"
Finals performance
Final result4th, 116 points
Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
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Internal selectionEdit

After winning the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 with the internally selected Gaia Cauchi, the Maltese broadcaster PBS decided to internally select their 2014 artist as well. On 20 April 2014, PBS revealed that 11-year-old Federica Falzon would represent Malta. Falzon is a student of Gillian Attard, who also was the vocal coach of Cauchi.[1] On 22 August 2014, it was revealed that her song was written by Attard, Elton Zarb, and Matt Muxu Mercieca who were all members of the writing team that wrote the winning song "The Start".[2] The title of the song was revealed to be "Diamonds" on 12 September 2014.[3]

At Junior EurovisionEdit

At the running order draw which took place on 9 November 2014, host country Malta were drawn to perform fifteenth on 15 November 2014, following Serbia and preceding Netherlands.[4][5]

VotingEdit

Detailed voting resultsEdit

The following members comprised the Maltese jury:[7]

  • Jolene Micallef
  • Paul Abela
  • Chrysander Agius
  • Amber Bondin
  • Corazon Mizzi
Detailed voting results from Malta[7]
Draw Country J. Micallef P. Abela C. Agius A. Bondin C. Mizzi Average Jury Points Televoting Points Points Awarded
01   Belarus 8 3 12 4 10 8 2 6
02   Bulgaria 3 7 7 3 12 8
03   San Marino 4 10 5 12 7 1
04   Croatia 1
05   Cyprus 6 1 1 8 2 3
06   Georgia 10 5 6 8 5 6 7
07   Sweden 6
08   Ukraine 2 3 8 4
09   Slovenia 5 3 1 1
10   Montenegro 12 4 7 10 6 10 5
11   Italy 5 8 8 2 7 6 10 10
12   Armenia 10 12 4 12 4 12 5 12
13   Russia 7 6 5 4 4 3
14   Serbia 2 2 1
15   Malta
16   Netherlands 1 3 2 7 2

NotesEdit

  1. ^ All countries received one set of 12 points to ensure no country finished with nul points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Granger, Anthony (20 April 2014). "Malta: Federica Falzon To Represent Malta At JESC 2014". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b Fisher, Luke James (22 August 2014). ""Emotional" Maltese Song Ready!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b Fisher, Luke James (12 September 2014). "Federica's song title: "Diamonds"". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  4. ^ James-Fisher, Luke (9 November 2014). "The running order for Junior Eurovision 2014!". junioreurovision,tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Final of Valletta 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Valletta 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Detailed Voting Result | Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2021.