The artists were all given a red carpet welcome on their arrival at the Malta Fairs & Convention Centre in Ta'Qali.
French entrant for 2012 Anggun and last years winners Ell/Nikki from Azerbaijan were also in attendance, check out our gallery below.
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Don't forget to tune in to our webcast to watch the show live tonight in our Web TV Player at 20:40 CET.
Stay tuned for more backstage photos later when we report the results of the Maltese final.