The song that will represent Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
The Public Broadcasting Services launched the video of Parachute, the song which singer Christina Magrin will represent Malta with in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 next month.
The song Parachute with music by Florent Boshnjaku and lyrics by Matt Muxu Mercieca and Christina Magrin, is a cheerful song with a positive message on how friends help each other in difficult times. The happy atmosphere is also reflected in the video.
Christina is seen joyful, dancing and singing in Valletta’s streets. The video was filmed during an eight-hour session and is based on an old style, with lighting effects and the set design.
This style was also issued through a motorcycle of 1936, which is seen toward the end of the musical video.
The video – directed by Rachel Cachia from the V Squared company – also includes Maltese traditional elements, such as the Maltese ‘passju’ game.
The video also features 30 other persons, including dancers who performed with a choreography by Kristina Schranz.
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will he held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre on Sunday, 20th November. This is the second time that Malta is hosting this festival following the success last year with the song Not My Soul, sung by Destiny Chukunyere.
PBS will make use of the experience gained during the first Junior Eurovision festival that Malta hosted with the production of a televised spectacle of best quality. This year the competition will have a record number of participants from 17 countries.
In preparation for the Junior Eurovision, Malta will be organizing a week of events for the participants, starting with the inaugural ceremony on the 14th of November at the Manoel Theatre.