Corazon Mizzi is taking part in Malta Eurovision Song Contest for the fifth time in a row, this November. She’s hoping to win the Maltese Eurovision ticket to Vienna with the song “Secretly”, which she composed by herself, and wrote the lyrics for the song as well.
We had a lovely chat with Corazon about her entry in Malta Eurovision Song Contest, her views on Eurovision and Junior Eurovision, as well as her personal favourites. Check out all of that and more in the following interview:
- Hi Corazon! First of all congratulations for making it to the top 20! How do you feel?
Hi Ervin! I feel so lucky and absolutely on top of the world!
- How did you decide to enter the Contest this year?
I always do – every year – I find this contest to be so important for myself and my career. It’s really the highlight of my year and I consider myself really lucky to have been chosen as a finalist for the past 4 years!
- How did you get in contact with the composer(s) of your song?
This year it was really easy actually as I wrote the song myself – music and lyrics. This is something I have been dreaming of for very long time, and this year everything was pointing towards that direction. Earlier this year I launched my debut album of original songs in Maltese – an album which was very well received by Maltese audiences and this encouraged me to go ahead and work on one of my own compositions for this year’s contest.
- Can you tell us a little bit about your song?
It’s a very personal song about a secret reality which cannot be expressed, if not in song. By listening to Secretly, the audience becomes part of this circle of intimacy. The words of the song are simple but very direct. Musically it starts off delicately and develops very beautifully into a melodious powerful piece.
- How are you preparing yourself for the national final?
Apart from all the accessories, glitters and details? They must be done, of course as they are an important part of the song delivery and how it is transmitted to the audiences. But for me, it has always been most important to prepare myself vocally and psychologically in order to be in top form when facing the crowd on that marvellous stage!
- Have you already had some thought about how your performance will be on stage?
Yes of course. Everything is planned…
- Who do you think is your biggest competition to win this national final?
Probably the nuns – I believe they will attract a lot of attention and votes.
- Malta is hosting Junior Eurovision only a week before the national final. Are you planning to attend this event?
Of course. I was lucky enough to be hosting the Maltese commentary together with Daniel Chircop on the night Gaia brought Junior Eurovision home. It was a proud moment, and I am even prouder of the fact that Malta has managed to put together such a high-end contest and level of production. So I will proudly be there!
- What does Eurovision mean to you?
Because Eurovision is so important to the Maltese, participating in this contest means being able to reach a large audience with your music.
- Are you a Eurovision fan, and have you got an all time favourite Eurovision song?
Yes I am in love with Serbia’s 2012 entry, “Nije Ljubav Stvar” but there are other favourites too like Loreen’s “Euphoria”, last year’s Azerbaijan entry, Dilara’s “Start a Fire” and Marija Serifovic’s “Molitva” to mention a few.
- Do you have a message for all the readers of escbubble?
Yes I’d really like to encourage them to follow our national final on the 21st and 22nd November and support Maltese talent! 🙂
- Thank you so much for taking your time out for this interview, and we wish you the best of luck in the Maltese national selection!
Give a listen to Corazon’s entry in Malta Eurovision Song Contest – “Secretly”: