Morena (singer)
Morena (b. 1984) is a singer from Sannat
Ta' Sannat is a village on Gozo Island, Malta, with a population of 2,200 persons . Ta' Sannat is in the south of Gozo, popular for its very high cliffs, ancient cart ruts, temples and dolmens, and rich fauna and flora...

, Gozo
Gozo is a small island of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. The island is part of the Southern European country of Malta; after the island of Malta itself, it is the second-largest island in the archipelago...

, Malta
Malta , officially known as the Republic of Malta , is a Southern European country consisting of an archipelago situated in the centre of the Mediterranean, south of Sicily, east of Tunisia and north of Libya, with Gibraltar to the west and Alexandria to the east.Malta covers just over in...

. "Morena" means "brunette", which fits her complexion
Complexion refers to the natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially that of the face.-History:The word "complexion" is derived from the Late Latin complexi, which initially referred in general terms to a combination of things, and later in physiological terms, to the balance of...

Morena became to be known as the "Mediterranean Volcano".

Morena in Eurovision

In 2006 Morena entered the Malta Song for Europe
Malta Song for Europe 2006
The Malta Song for Europe 2006 was won by Fabrizio Faniello with I Do. The event took place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta...

 competition with Paul Giordimaina and the song "Time" they ended 9th with 3046 votes.

2 years later Morena entered Malta Song for Europe
Malta Song for Europe 2008
The Malta Song for Europe is an annual music show in which Malta selects its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. The edition was held at the Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre in Ta' Qali...

 once again, with 2 songs, "Casanova" and "Vodka
Vodka (song)
"Vodka" was the song that represented Malta at Eurovision Song Contest 2008, in Belgrade, Serbia. It was sung by Gozitan singer Morena.The authors of the song, Gerard James Borg and Philip Vella have had songs in Eurovision five times ."Vodka" won the Malta Song for Europe 2008 with total 78...

". They both passed through from the semi final to the final. "Casanova" ended 5th with 3,607 televotes and 40 Jury Votes, while "Vodka" won the contest with 49 points from the jury and a total of 16,979 votes from the public (33%).

Morena took part in the second semi-final of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest
Eurovision Song Contest 2008
The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was the 53rd edition of the Contest. It was hosted in Belgrade, Serbia after Marija Šerifović won the 2007 Contest in Helsinki, Finland. This year was the first contest to have two semi-finals which were held on 20 and 22 May, and the final held on 24 May 2008...

in Belgrade on 22 May. However, she did not make it to the final evening.
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