Headline acts Corona and Michael Legend, a Michel Jackson tribute act, stormed the stage at this year’s Winter Party in Town at Casemates Square.
The show has previously been headlined by Boney M, ‘Remember’ – Queen Tribute, and ABBA Gold.
The Winter Party in Town saw the 90s ‘Queen of Dance’ Corona supported by Michael Legend and other local acts including 24Seven, DJs Anthony Byrne and No Limit Entertainment, the Gibraltar Sea Scouts Pipe Band, Yalta Dance Studio and Danza Academy.
Corona is an Italian Eurodance music project fronted by Brazillian-born singer Olga de Souza, a Rio de Janeiro born artist who grew up in a musical family.
After working in a bank for years, Olga set off on her travels around the world and landed in Italy where she was soon discovered in 1994.
Before long she had a debut release ‘The Rhythm of the Night’ and stayed in the top of the Italian charts for 13 weeks.
The track was also distributed in Europe, topping the UK charts and selling more than one million copies making Corona a star around the world.
Corona picked up 15 Gold and Platinum discs and began touring the world once the track also got released in the United States.
The audience at Casemates Square enjoyed her fun performance that included some of her lifetime hits.
The performance by ‘Michael Legend’, paid homage to Michal Jackson and some of his most iconic songs and fashions.
The upbeat performance saw Michael Legend change costumes multiple times to reflect the costume for that song.
Also at the event was Santa Claus, with his grotto and fun characters for all the children to enjoy.
Now an unofficial queen of dance music, Corona fuelled up her monster hit with Baby Bay and then came Try Me Out and I Don’t Wanna Be A Star in 1995.
TV work followed and before long she was presenting shows like Dance Machine in France. The ‘Walking on Music’ album followed in 1998 and then came a second in 2000 with ‘And Me U’.
Corona paid tribute to her Brazilian homeland, with more chart toppers with ‘A cor dos teus olhos’ (The colour of your eyes). Corona continues to tour the world, serve up hit singles and albums and play amazing shows at an alarming rate. Most recently she has released Queen of Town.
Pics by Johnny Bugeja