The curtains for Albania’s national final, Festivali i Këngës 61, have opened at Tirana. The festival is the means for selecting the neighboring country’s representative for Liverpool in May. The four-day celebration dedicated to albanian music continues tonight, with 13 more candidates performing at the stage of Pallati i Kongreseve.
Thirteen artists participate in FiK 61‘s second semi-final, with the big winner taking the ticket for Liverpool.
The 13 artists participating at the second semi-final for Festivali i Këngës 61 are:
- Melodajna Mancaku
- Permit of stay
- Arsi Bako
- Gjergj Kaçinari
- Franc Koruni
- Petrit Çarkaxhiu
- Elsa Lila
- Gent Hoxha
- Evi Reçi
- Manjola Nallbani
- Alban & Lore
- Vanesa Sono
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.
At the first night of FiK 61, the first 13 contestants will perform their entries. Tonight, at 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 second night of Festivali i Këngës 61 starts at 22:00 EET and you can watch it live HERE.
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