A shortlist of five potential contenders will be performed at a special concert at the Opera House, following which a winner will be chosen
During the evening, all five of the shortlisted entries will be performed by the Jersey Festival Choir, conducted by Elizabeth Farnon. The five anthems will then be performed again by the choir, and members of the audience, led by Jersey Festival Choir president Philip Le Brocq, will be invited to sing along.
The five contenders are: ‘My Jersey, My Home’ by Derek Lawrence, ‘Island Home’ by Gerard Le Feuvre, ‘Arise, Arise’ by Kevin Poree and Matheson Bayle, the traditional ‘Beautiful Jersey’ and ‘Jersey Island Home by James Taberner.
The competition will be held at the Opera House, starting at 8 pm.