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Malta: Applications for X Factor Malta are now open

The applications for X Factor Malta are now open. Find out how to apply for the talent show - and the contest for representing Malta at Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Israel

From today, the applications for X Factor Malta are now open.

Applications can be send through Whatsapp on 77062018. The applications close on 4th July 2018.

  • The participants have to be 16 years old by the 1st May 2019
  • Six is the maximum number of participants on stage
  • All participants must be of Maltese nationality or have dual/multiple citizenship, one of them is Maltese.
  • In case of a group or two or more participants, the main artist must have a Maltese Nationality or hold dual/multiple citizenship always one of them have to be Maltese.

Apart from representing Malta in Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Israel, the winner of the X Factor Malta will be awarded a record contract with Sony Music Italy and join Sony Music artists namely as Adele, Beyonce, Harry Styles, James Arthur, Little Mix, Michael Jackson, Marco Mengoni and many more.

Eurovisionworld wishes a big good luck to all participants.

Malta in Eurovision Song Contest

Malta 2016: Ira Losco - "Walk on Water"

Malta debuted in Eurovision back in 1971 and has been in the contest 31 times since - without a victory. Best result is two runner-up's in 2002 (Ira Losco - "7th Wonder") and 2005 (Chiara - "Angel"). The worst result is three last places in 1971, 1972 and 2006.

Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004 Malta qualified for the Grand Final 8 out of 15 times.

About the author: Neville Spiteri (Malta)

Neville is our correspondent from Malta. He has been following Eurovision since 1999, and has Hero by Charlotte Perrelli as his favorite ESC song

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