Albania’s selection show Festivali i Kenges concluded tonight to give us the first Eurovision song for 2019. That honour goes to Jonida Maliqi who won the three day long competition with song ‘Ktheju tokes’. She will join the other artists announced for Eurovision 2019: Tamta (Cyprus) and Srbuk (Armenia).
Albania’s selection show Festivali i Kenges began a few nights ago and we now have the line up for the final which will take place later this evening. 14 acts have made it through to the final, and there were a few upsets as one of the fan favourites Mirud did not advance to the Final.
This week will see the first of this year’s Eurovision selection shows. Albania’s Festivali i Kenges will host its semi finals on 20 and 21 December, while the final of FiK57 will take place on 22 December. Ahead of the results, we take a look at the 22 songs competing in the contest, rate them out of ten and rank them in order of worst to best. Read on to find out what we thought!
The Albanian selection show Festivali I Kenges is just two weeks away. In anticipation of this, broadcaster RTSH have revealed one minute snippets of each of the 22 competing songs in this year’s contest. Read on to hear them!
Albania’s selection show Festivali i Kenges is usually the first event in the Eurovision calendar and this year is no different. Earlier this week the Albanian broadcaster RTSH revealed details of the 57th edition of the contest which has chosen the country’s Eurovision artist and song since 2003.
For the past three nights, 24 hopefuls have been battling it out to be named the Albanian Eurovision entrant for 2017 in 55th edition of Festivali i Kenges (FiK55). Following the two semi finals, 14 acts made it through to tonight’s final and we can now reveal that the winning song was ‘Bote’ performed by Lindita Halimi.
The fourteen remaining acts will battle it out in tonight’s Festivali i Kenges (FiK55) in the bid to be named Albania’s 2017 Eurovision Act. You have been voting since the finalists were announced last night and it’s Flaka Krelani that you want to win the contest with her song ‘Osiris’. Read on for full results.
Over the past two nights, the Albanian national selection show Festivali i Këngës (or FiK55) kicked off with its two semi final rounds. 24 acts competed over the two semi finals and we can now reveal the results of which acts made it through to tomorrow night’s final.
The 24 songs that will compete in the Albanian national selection final in December have been announced by broadcaster RTSH. Festivali i Këngës (or FiK55) will be contested over two semi finals to be held on 21st and 22nd December with 14 songs qualifying to compete in the final on 23rd December.
Eneda Tarifa has been chosen as the act who will represent Albania in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The decision was made with the conclusion of the 54th annual Festival i Kenges which took place over the past three nights. Following two semi finals on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, tonight saw 22 acts compete in the final.