THE 4TH EDITION OF KANTAMAGĦNA FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY
On Saturday 21st January 2023, DCapitals Big Band will present the 4th edition of Kantamagħna – A Singers’ Festival at the Teatru Astra in Victoria. This festival is open for singers aged between 10 and 35. 24 singers were selected through an auditions phase last November. The finalists will be divided in three categories according to their age for the final show on Saturday: Category A for singers aged 10 to 13; Category B for singers aged 14 to 17 and Category C for singers aged 18 to 35. The singers will be accompanied with a live 18-piece big band under the direction of Mro George Apap. All category winners and runners-up will be given trophies while the overall winner of the festival will be given a one year contract with the band and will have the opportunity to sing with the band in the numerous appointments locally and even abroad.
Kantamagħna is presented with the support of The Cultural Heritage Directorate within the Ministry for Gozo; Victoria Local Council and Distinct Homes Ltd. The festival starts at 19.30hrs and seating is on a first come first served basis. Entry is by donation.