Malta will choose its entrant for Eurovision on the 8th of February, the semi-final will take place the day before, on the 7th of February. The internal jury of TVM has listened to all the 210 songs it received and now 70 of them are still competing.
Today, the local broadcaster revealed who are competing in the phase two of the race, however, only 20 of these 70 acts will eventually compete in the televised semi-final. We will know who those 20 lucky ones are on November 29th.
14 out of 20 will qualify for the national final. In addition to the audience, also a jury panel of six members will rate the songs in the televised shows.