SanremoJunior is a well known Festival all over the world organized by ‘Societs Kismet srl. – Italy – This is the fifth year that this festival is being organized. It is a singing and musical contest for soloists, to spread and give importance to music and singing among the younger people, putting them in touch with professionals in this sector in an international and multiethnic environment.
Antonella Vassallo has been entrusted with the exclusivity of the Malta National Finals for Malta’s participation in the 5thedition of SanremoJunior international singing festival for children between the ages of six years (6) and fifteen years (15) which will take place in the famous TEATRO ARISTON, in SANREMO, Italy on 7th,8th, 9th and 10th May, 2014.
The singers will perform live accompanied by the San Remo orchestra.
Twenty six songs were selected from the singers category. Six musicians were also selected in the musicians category. The selected ones will perform for the Finals, at the Mediterranean Conference Centre on Saturday 5th April, 2014. The finals are going to be transmittrd LIVE on TVM at 20.30hrs, where the winner from each category will be selected to take part in SanremoJunior in May. The singers will perform live.
There are 2 categories: SINGERS & MUSICIANS, sectioned as follows:
A. From 6 to 9 years old. 2 Participants
B. From 10 to 12 years old. 12 Participants
C. From 13 to 15 years old. 11 Participants
Musicians Category : From 6 to 15 years old. 6 participants
Judging will be based on technical and artistic criteria, (intonation, colour, performing technique, expression, musicality and interpretation), and also on potential emerging both from the pieces performed and their performance.
Presenters : Lara Cuschieri and Jean Paul Carbonaro
Special Guests : Tony Maiello, Brooke, St. Michael School. Also with the participation of Sanremo Junior Winner 2012 -Gaia Cauchi and Ilenia Camilleri – Sanremo Junior Winner 2013.