Following Kejsi Tola and Samanta, one more performer withdrew from Festivali i Këngës 62.
More specifically, Sardi Strugaj, whose song “Boshatisur” was chosen to be performed at this year’s Festivali i Këngës, announced earlier today that he was pulling out of the popular Albanian competition. Presently, the singer is taking part in the Albanian version of “Dancing With The Stars,” wherein his withdrawal was announced.
🇦🇱 During last night’s episode of Albania’s Dancing with the Stars, it was revealed that Sardi Strugaj has withdrawn from this year’s Festivali i Këngës.
It is unknown whether RTSH will find a replacement act.
— ESC Discord (@ESCdiscord) December 2, 2023
Two emerging artists took the position of Kejsi Tola and Samanta. It is still unclear, though, if Sardi Strugaj will be replaced by a different performer.
Festivali i Këngës 62 is set to take place from 19 to 22 December. The country’s Eurovision representative will be chosen by the TV audience, and the festival winner will be chosen by the jury.
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