Albania 2023: Festivali i Këngës – List Of Participants Announced!

Photo By: EBU / ANDRES PUTTING

More information about the upcoming Albanian national final!

The complete list of participants, who will take part in the Albanian national final, Festivali i Këngës, has been released. A total of 26 artists will enter the shows. According to RTSH, the Albanian public broadcaster, the jury will select the winner of Festivali i Këngës, as usual. However, the winner of the festival will not be the representative of the country at Eurovision. Despite the jury result, the artist with the more votes on the televoting will get the ticket for Liverpool.

Artists

  1. 2 Farm – Atomike
  2. Alban Kondi & Lorela Karoshi – Melodi
  3. Albina Kelmendi – Duje
  4. Anduel Kovaçi – Malli
  5. Arsi Bako – Sonte dua të jem me ty
  6. Melodajna Mancaku – Gjysma e zemrës sime
  7. Elsa Lila – Evita
  8. Enxhi Nasufi – Burrë
  9. Erma Mici – Kozmosi i dashurisë
  10. Evi Reçi – Ma kthe
  11. Fabian Basha – Një gotë
  12. Fifi – Stop
  13. Franc Koruni – Në pritje
  14. Genti Hoxha – Ajër
  15. Gjergj Kaçinari – Dje
  16. Luna Causholli – Jetën ta fal
  17. LYNX – Nëse ke besim
  18. Manjola Nallbani – Dua
  19. Permit of Stay – Fobia
  20. Petrit Çarkaxhiu – Emri yt mirësi
  21. Rezearta Smaja – N’Eden
  22. Rovena Dilo – Motit
  23. Sara Kapo – Para teje
  24. Serxhio Hajdini – Vështirë
  25. Urban Band – Në çdo hap
  26. Vanesa Sono – Aroma jonë

Festivali i Këngës

Festivali i Këngës is an annual Albanian music festival that this year celebrates its 61st 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 2022

It is still unknown the exact dates of the show, however, it is usually held around December.

Albania in 2022

Albania, in 2022, was represented by Ronela Hajati and her song “Sekret”. The uptempo song placed 12th with 58 points in its semifinal.

Source: RTSH

What do you think about the artists? Which artist do you like the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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