Today, the entries of the 20 participants of Festivali i Këngës were revealed!
In order to listen to the entry just click on each song’s title!
- Alban Ramosaj – “Theje” (Crush)
- Denis Skura – “Pse nuk flet, mama?” (Why don’t you talk, mum?)
- Eldis Arrnjeti – “Refuzoj” (I refuse)
- Evi Reci – “Me duaj” (Love me)
- Endri & Stefi – “Triumfi i jetës” (The triumph of life)
- Ester Zahiri – “Hiena” (Hyena)
- Gjergj Kaçinari – “Në ëndërr mbete ti” (You remain in dreams)
- Janex – “Deluzional” (Delusional)
- Kastro Zizo – “Kujë” (Mourn)
- Kelly – “Meteor”
- Kejsi Rustja – “Vallëzoj me ty” (I dance with you)
- Mirud – “Për dreq” (Damn)
- Olimpia Smajlaj – “Dua” (I want)
- Rezarta Smaja – “E jemja nuse” (The bride of mine)
- Ronela Hajati – “Sekret” (Secret)
- Sajmir Çili – “Nën maskë” (Under the mask)
- Shega – “Një” (One)
- Urban Band – “Padrejtësi” (Injustice)
- Viola Zhemali – “Eja si erë” (Come as the wind)
- Xhuliana Pjetra – “Baladë” (Ballad)
In the list you can see a number of artists that return at the music festival like Mirud, Ivi Reçi and Rezarta Smaja.
Festivali i Këngës
Festivali i Këngës is an annual Albanian music festival that this year celebrates its 60th anniversary. The show had not connections with Eurovision prior to its 2003 edition, when it selected the representative of the country for 2004. Since then, Albania has never missed the contest and its year Festivali i Këngës has been used as its national final. It is noteworthy, that in 2015 only the artist was selected through the national selection.
Festivali i Këngës 2021
The festival will begin on December 27 and will conclude on December 29. The two semifinals will take place between 27 and 28 of December, whilst the final will take place the following day.
Albania in 2021
Albania, last year, was represented by Anxhela Peristeri and her song “Karma”. The powerful ballad qualifies duo the final, where it placed 21st with 57 points.
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