Albania’s FiK58 Participants Announced!

FiK58, the Albanian Eurovision selection show for 2020 will kick off with two semi finals on 19 and 20 December followed by the Final on 22 December. 20 participants will compete over the three shows over the festive period. Continue reading

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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Eurovision World Cup 2019: Group A Results!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the fourth consecutive year in 2019. Group A saw Tamta, Srbuk, Jonida Maliqi, S!sters and Kate Miller Heidke do battle for Cyprus, Armenia, Albania, Germany and Australia respectively for the two spots in the next round. You’ve been voting since Sunday and now it’s time to reveal the results! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2019: Group A!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the fourth consecutive year and we kick things off with Group A. Group A consists of Australia, Germany, Armenia, Albania and Cyprus. Take a look at their songs below and vote for your favourite in our poll! Continue reading

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

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