Ahead of the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest this Sunday, we had the opportunity to talk with Chanel Monseigneur from Malta. She will be singing “Chasing Sunsets”.
Talking about her competing song, she said:
The message is joy, hope, to chase your dreams and never give up, especially now during COVID.
She also shared her joy over watching the final music video for Chasing Sunsets for the first time.
Watch our full interview with Chanel here:
Thank you Chanel for talking to us today, and good luck at the contest.
Who is Chanel Monseigneur?
Chanel Monseigneur is a nine-year-old singer from Mosta in the Northern Region of Malta. She began singing at the age of six and recently began piano lessons. She began competing in international singing competitions in 2018, where she won the Music Talent League in Lithuania and has since won the Talent World Contest in Italy and the Riga Symphony competition in Latvia.
Malta debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003 and has gone on to win the contest twice. In 2013 on their return to the competition in Kyiv, Gaia Cauchi won the competition with “The Start”, she was the first winner of a Eurovision event for Malta. In 2015 Destiny Chukunyere took victory in Sofia, Bulgaria with the song “Not My Soul”. Malta finished last at the 2005 contest in Belgium with the song “Make It Right” performed by Thea & Friends.