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Michela placed 16th in Eurovision Song Contest final

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Michela placed 16th in Eurovision Song Contest finalMichela was placed 16th in Saturday night’s final of the Eurovision Song Contest, with 95 votes.

The jury had placed Malta in 10th position, however, with just 20 votes in from the public it pushed Malta down to 16th spot.

Duncan Laurence from the Netherlands was the winner of this year’s final with 492 points.

Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana in a message this morning said, “welcome home Michela. Our diamond, our hero.”

Photograph: X Factor Malta

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    1. anthony zammit says:

      Michela welcome back. Thank you for putting such a great show! and for putting Malta once again on the map of Europe. I hope that you will go to Australia and to Canada and give some joy to the Many Maltese over there. They are always eager to see new Maltese talent. Go and urge them that next year they should all vote for the Maltese song because voting will be eligible from Australia and Canada and any foreign country. We cannot vote for our Country from Malta. The 356 is barred as are all the prefixes of all the other countries for their country. Our hope is in foreigners and Maltese living overseas because we do not have friends of friends of friends. .
      Michela you did not in fact come in the 16th place because many of the countries that pushed you back to the 16th place were friends of friends of friends as they admitted themselves. This happens each year. There is a group of neighbouring countries who seem to have a prior agreement to vote for each other. As we heard yesterday friends of friends of friends. Other years we have heard, for our neighbours, our cousins, etc etc. If they would have voted for the song, the result would have been much different.
      Once more. Thank you, you are great

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