Arilena Ara emerged victorious in the 2019 Festivali i Këngës final. With her song “Shaj”, she won the right to represent Albania in Eurovision 2020.
Tonight (Sunday 22nd December) we will have our first Eurovision national final of the season from Alabnia. All the songs were released in advance of the semi finals, and the grand final will be taking place at Pallati i Kongreseve in Tirana, and hosting the [read more…]
The Albanian music festival, Festivali i Këngës 58 begins tonight (19th of December) with the first semi final. There will be 10 songs selected in total across the 2 semi finals, the second semi final will be held Friday night the 20th of December. In [read more…]
Olta Boka is one of the participating artists at Festivali i Këngës in Albania. She previously won that competition and took part at Eurovision in 2008.
Eurovision 2019 is the year of jury darlings. No less than 9 times this preselection season, a song won without the support of the televoters. ESCDaily introduces them all to you in the build-up to Tel Aviv, moving on with Jonida Maliqi from Albania.
The EBU has uploaded videos of all the 41 participating song of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2019. In the footage, we can now hear the updated versions of the songs from Hungary, Albania and Moldova.
After a mammoth Grand Final from the Palace of Congress, Jonida Maliqi was victorious and will be representing Albania in Tel Aviv in May. The winning song is called “Ktheju tokës”.
The national final season is finally upon us again. As usual, it is Albania who select first via the live national final format. RTSH put on a spectacular festival which culminates in the grand final, which is where the Albanian Eurovision entrant is selected, usually [read more…]
There are no artists with a history as lead artist at the Eurovision Song Contest in the line-up for the Albanian preselection Festivali i Këngës 57. The annual competition will take place between the 20th and 22nd of December.
Albania was the first nation to pick their full act for the Eurovision Song Contest. But they are also one of the last countries to release their final 3 minute version for the upcoming contest.