Now Claudia Faniello gets her chance to sing for Malta at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

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After several near misses in the past Claudia Faniello has finally won the 2017 Malta national selection and will represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in May in Kiev. Her song is entitled Breathlessly and his composed by the popular composers Philip Vella, Sean Vella and Gerard James Borg.

16 songs competed in the final –

  1. KlinsmannLaserlight
  2. RaquelaRay Of Light
  3. Deborah C & Josef TaboneTonight
  4. Kevin BorgFollow
  5. JadeSeconds Away
  6. CrosswalkSo Simple
  7. Franklin CallejaFollow Me
  8. Rhiannon MicallefFearless
  9. Miriana ConteDon’t Look Down
  10. ShaunaCrazy Games
  11. Janice MangionKewkba
  12. Cherton – Fighting To Survive
  13. MaxineBombshell
  14. Richard EdwardsYou
  15. BrookeUnstoppable
  16. Claudia Faniello Breathlessly 

The voting was totally by the public.

ESC Covers caught up with Claudia in November in Malta where she was presented with a special compilation CD from South Africa of Afrikaans covers of Maltese Eurovision songs.

Claudia’s brother, Fabrizio, has twice represented Malta at the 2001 and 2006 Eurovision Song Contests.

You can see Claudia perform her winning song below.

Source: ESC Covers

 

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