Malta: Kurt Calleja working hard on promo tour

Malta: Kurt Calleja working hard on promo tour
Kurt with Soluna Samay and her band from Denmark at Bulgarian final.Photo: PBS
Valletta, Malta -

It was just a month ago that Kurt Calleja emerged victorious in the Maltese national final with This Is The Night, yet since then he has been very busy on a promotional tour which has already taken in three countries!.

Kurt Calleja took victory in the Maltese national final in a closely run contest with Claudia Faniello. He received maximum votes from the public televote in Malta, something which made him very proud.

From Baku to Sofia to Vilnius!

Only a week after winning in Malta, Kurt and his team accepted an invitation to the national selection in Azerbaijan, heading for the city in which he will compete in May in Europe's Favourite TV Show. During his time in Baku, he performed his entry at the national selection in a gala concert, and found time to take in some of the renowned Azeri cuisine and architecture.

From Baku, Kurt headed to Bulgaria to perform in the main breakfast show, a variety show and of course the Bulgarian national final. He got to meet two more contestants who are also heading to Baku in May, namely Ivi Adamou from Cyprus and Soluna Samay of Denmark.

Most recently, Kurt was in Vilnius, Lithuania where he made several appearances on local television, at a popular nightclub and again the national final to select Lithuania's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. Kurt was reunited with French entrant Anggun, whom he had already met in Malta and the Lithuanian winner Donny Montell.

Kurt will perform This Is The Night in the first half of the Second Semi-Final of Europe's Favourite TV Show on Thursday 24th May in Baku.

Kurt Calleja - This Is The Night (Malta)

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  • Posted on 11 April 2012 at 00:53
    Good luck Malta...Hello to our friends from Turkey Maltese report to the moderator
  • Posted on 12 March 2012 at 14:12
    Well, I think it is still a good song, he sings well indeed. But not too unique. Therefore, I guess it can still be in finalists but may not be the very high rank.

    Anyways, wish Malta "this is the night" all the best! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 9 March 2012 at 00:08
    I'd say not much chance again for Malta this year. They didnt choose the right song.

    Whoop it Up would have been better for them.

    This will be 3 years running that Malta havent made the final, even the betting has them at 150/1! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 8 March 2012 at 01:46
    Not bad, but again nothing new.This is the night,this is the night... repeating over and over again. good luck Malta report to the moderator
  • Posted on 8 March 2012 at 00:49
    words very simple music calls term of 70s this is the nostalgia and not popular thiis not chance according me report to the moderator
  • Posted on 7 March 2012 at 21:23
    Kurt looks a lot like David Schwimmer from FRIENDS lol report to the moderator
  • Posted on 7 March 2012 at 18:21
    This is The Night my favorite this year.



    Light you fire! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 7 March 2012 at 18:19
    Really, he needs it :/
    Go Soluna! ♥
    Oh, wait, the article is about This is da night! report to the moderator