Malta's Song for the Eurovision Song Contest was chosen during a two day festival held on the 1st and 2nd of February 2013.  Both shows was held at the MFCC, Ta'Qali.  On the first night the semi-finalists,  were short listed to 16  contestants.  The finalists competed on the final night to win the opportunity to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, which was held in Sweden later 2013.