As the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 edges closer, Tim had a chance to speak to Gaia Gambuzza from Malta on her journey to the Contest. Together, they talk about her hobby as a pianist. They also discuss the meaning of her entry “Diamonds in the skies”. They also talk about how her rehearsal went and what to look out for when she takes to the stage on Sunday.
Check out our interview with Gaia Gambuzza here!
About Gaia Gambuzza
Gaia is 13 years old, she is from Motsa in Malta.She has been attending performing arts classes since she was four years old. Gaia inspires to be a speech therapist when she is older as well as juggling a singing career. She cites Lizzo, George Ezra, Dua Lipa and The Weeknd as musical influences.
Malta’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2003, Malta was one of the countries to participate in the inaugural edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Sarah Harrison and the song “Like A Star”, which placed 7th. The Mediterranean nation participated until 2010, where it took a break and returned in 2013 with Gaia Cauchi and “The Start”, which was their first win in the competition. It wasn’t long until they achieved their second win in 2015, where Destiny Chukunyere won with her song “Not My Soul”.
Malta’s most recent participation was in 2021, where they were represented by Ike and Kaya performing “My Home”. In Paris they scored a total 97 points, finishing 12th.
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