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Kurt Calleja:'We are very happy that we qualified this year'

25 May 2012 [08:49] - TODAY.AZ
It is very important for us to reach this level at Eurovision 2012, Malta's Kurt Calleja said at the at the press conference after the voting of the second Semi-Finals of Eurovision-2012.

"For many years Malta could not reach the finals," Calleja said. "We are very happy that we qualified this year."

Calleja noted that after the semi-finals his friends and family called on him to congratulate on the victory.

Kurt Calleja (born 5 May 1989) is a Maltese singer, representing his country this year at the Eurovision-2012 song contest. He first entered The GO Malta EuroSong 2010 with Priscilla Psaila with the song "Waterfall".

The song qualified from its semi-final, however, the song finished in joint 12th place with 19 points in the final.

Calleja again entered the Maltese national selection; Malta Eurosong 2011. Calleja's entry "Over and Over" qualified from the semi-final, the song finished in third place with 69 points in the final.

His persistence finally paid off, as on February 4, 2012 he won the Maltese national final and will represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 with the song "This is The Night".

Malta will go under #21 in the finals.



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