The first traditionally national final of the season (although the Czech Republic like to challenge this in recent years) is Albania’s FiK. The key contributors to the upcoming festival have been revealed today.
So according to what was leaked earlier in the press, Arbana Osmani will be the presenter of FiK 61, while the art director will be Flori Mumajesi.
Arbana Osmani is one of the most loved, yet most popular TV personalities of the Albanian media at the moment. She presented the latest edition of Big Brother, which broke all the previous records in the TV rating tables. Flori Mumajesi is one of the most successful songwriters of the new generation. He is a singer, songwriter and lyricist, with many number one hits under his name.
Arbana Osmani will be the host of the 61st edition of Festivali i Këngës
Flori Mumajesi will be the artistic direcor
Eduart Grishaj (husband of Arbana Osmani) will be the stage manager
— igli (@iamiglilime) August 2, 2022
Especially the name of Flori Mumajesi guarantees the participation of big names of the Albanian music scene in FiK 61, while the installation of Arbana Osmani as presenter adds splendour and televisual interest.
Albania was represented by Ronela Hajati and her song Secret this year, a dance ethnopop song, since for the first time in many years such a song won FiK. Unfortunately Ronela did not manage to qualify for the Grand Final, placing 12th in the first semi-final.
Which artists would you like to see in FiK 61?
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