Malta: 16 songs progress to the Final

Malta: 16 songs progress to the Final
Amber was the last to be announced tonight.Photo:Glen Webb (EBU)
Ta'Qali, Malta -

The semi final of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest has taken place this evening, and the original line up of 24 songs has been narrowed down to a final field of 16 through a combination of jury vote and televoting. You can find out which acts have made it through to the final below.

The Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2013 is being held over two evenings at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta'Qali.

In the first of two shows, this evening saw a semi final of 24 songs competing for 16 slots in the grand final which takes place tomorrow evening.

Tonight's running order was as follows (Qualifiers in bold):-

  1. Richard Edwards - Fall Like Rome
  2. Ylenia - Tides Of Illusion
  3. Janice Debattista - Perfect Day
  4. Chris Grech - Never Walk Away
  5. Marilena - Overrated
  6. Petra - No One's Home
  7. Dorothy Bezzina - Starting From The End
  8. Domenique - Too Little Too Late
  9. Jessika - Ultraviolet
  10. Franklin Calleja - Let Your Heart Talk
  11. Claudia Faniello - When It's Time
  12. Corazon - My Strange Love
  13. Kevin Borg - Needing You
  14. Scar - Superstar
  15. Melanie Zammit - Loverdose
  16. Danica Muscat - Fantasy
  17. Petra & Richard - Wonderful Today
  18. Deborah C - Love-O-Holic
  19. Gianni Zammit - Us Against The World
  20. Raquela - Keep Believing
  21. Gianluca Bezzina - Tomorrow
  22. Amber - In Control
  23. Klinsmann - The Remedy
  24. Davinia - Betrayed

The draw for the starting positions in tomorrow's final will be decided by the producers and announced in the afternoon. Stay tuned to for further coverage from Malta.