The curtains for Albania’s national final, Festivali i Këngës 61, open tonight at Tirana. The festival is the means for selecting the neighboring country’s representative for Liverpool in May.
Thirteen artists participate in FiK 61‘s first semi-final, with the big winner taking the ticket for Liverpool.
The 13 artists participating at the first semi-final for Festivali i Këngës 61 are:
- Enxhi Nasufi
- Erma Mici
- Fabian Basha
- Anduel Kovaçi
- Urban Band
- 2 Farm
- Sara Kapo
- Rezarta Smaja
- Albina dhe familja Kelmendi
- Sergio Hajdini
- Luna Çausholli
- Rovena Dilo
Tonight we are going to listen to the songs for the first time.
Arbana Osmani will be the presenter for FiK 61 that will once again be held in Pallati i Kongreseve at Tirana. 90-year-old well-known actress from cinema and theater Margarita Xhepa will be the guest and she is about to deliver a very powerful message onstage.
Tonight, at the first night of FiK 61, the first 13 contestants will perform their entries. The second night, the remaining 13 contestants will also perform their entries. The process for the third night hasn’t been announced yet. At the fourth and last night, Albania’s Grand Final will take place.
The first night of Festivali i Këngës 61 starts at 22:00 EET and you can watch it live HERE.
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