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.
Eugent Bushpepa has won Festivali i Këngës 56 with the song ‘Mall’. He will now represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The winner from the RTSH broadcast was chosen by 100% jury vote.
The first national final of the season is already upon us. Albania select their representative for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon. Last year, Albania failed to qualify for the Grand Final, so this year, will the Albanian public and jury select a song [read more…]
Luiz Ejlli is among the 14 qualifiers of the grand final of Festivali i Këngës 56. The winner of that final, which will be held on Saturday night, will represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
RTSH, the Albanian broadcaster, have this evening revealed the names of 22 people who will be competing in the 56th edition of Festivali i Këngës. The Grand final is due to take place on Saturday 23rd December.
The last three winners of Eurovision only got to the contest, after losing in a previous national final first. This year, many artists with a similar track record will try to follow in their footsteps. In this episode we highlight Lindita Halimi from Albania.
The Albanian song ‘Botë’ for Kiev had been translated into English and revamped for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Check out the new version of Lindita’s ‘World’ here.
Lindita will be translating her song Botë into English. She won Albania’s Festivali i Këngës final on the 23rd December and today, on the 26th December, she made the announcement to change the language of her song.
Lindita Halimi has won the 55th edition of the prestigious Festivali i Këngës in Albania. And with that victory, she has received a ticket for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev.
In the next few hours, Albania will be first nation to choose its Eurovision 2017 participant ánd song in the final of Festivali i Këngës 55. You don’t have to miss anything and follow our liveblog by editor Sadie Trent here!