Review: Jonida Maliqi- ‘Ktheju tokes’ (Albania)

Artist: Jonida Maliqi

Song: Ktheju tokes

Country: Albania

Rating: ★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Ranking: 28th

Betting Odds: 126/1

Albania were the first nation to reveal their song for Eurovision 2019. Back in December, Jonida Maliqi impressed the Albanian jury and voting public and won Festivali i Kenges with the song ‘Ktheju Tokes’. Find out what we made of the song!

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10 Things About…Jonida Maliqi!

Albania will be represented by Jonida Maliqi in 2019. Find out more about the singer with our 10 Things About…Jonida Maliqi!

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It’s Jonida Maliqi for Albania!

FiK57 Festivali i kenges albania eurovision 2019Albania’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).

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FiK57 Semi Final Results!

FiK57 Festivali i kenges albania eurovision 2019Albania’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. Continue reading

Ranking: Albania’s FiK 2018 Contenders

FiK57 Festivali i kenges albania eurovision 2019This 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!
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Albania Reveal One Minute Snippets of FiK57 Songs!

FiK57 Festivali i kenges albania eurovision 2019The 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! Continue reading

Details of Albania’s FiK 57 Revealed!

FiK57 Festivali i kenges albania eurovision 2019Albania’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. Continue reading

Eugent Bushpepa- ‘Mall’ (Albania) Lyrics

Eugent Bushpepa will sing ‘Mall’ for Albania at Eurovision 2018. Check out the lyrics to his song along  with an English translation! Continue reading

Eugent Bushpepa Will Represent Albania at Eurovision 2018 with ‘Mall’!

The final of the Albanian Eurovision national final Festivali I Kenges concluded tonight and saw Eugent Bushpepa selected as their artist for Eurovision in May. He will sing the song ‘Mall’. Continue reading

Poll Results: Albania’s FiK56!

You’ve been voting all evening for the 14 songs competing in tonight’s Festivali I Kenges which will decide the Albanian song and artist for Eurovision 2018. All the artists have now performed and we can reveal your favourite of the contenders. Continue reading