The Festivali i Këngës will once again take place in December and this year the Albanian festival celebrates it’s 50th year. FIK’s new director is Shpëtim Saraçi who is a popular composer in the local music scene.
In an exclusive in interview with Esctoday.com and Gafurr Sahiti, Saraçi stated that the song that will represent Albania in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest will come through the Festivali i Këngës once again. The upcoming festival will last four days and there is a hope of seeing big names to return in this anniversary edition.
The submission of entries ends on October 14, then, a proffesional jury will pick the best 26 to take part in the Festival.