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Albania: Pakëz diell Music Video Released

The music video for Albania’s entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 was released on Saturday, November 5th. The video features artist Kejtlin Gjata performing the ballad Pakëz diell (A little sun). The performance begins with Kejtlin in black and white, and progresses to increasingly colorful backlighting and soaring vocals, ending the final chorus with a long close up …

Albania: RTSH Reveals 26 Artists for Festivali i Këngës 61

Albanian broadcaster RTSH revealed the lineup for Festivali i Këngës 61. The competition’s line-up includes solo artists, groups, big names and newcomers. The artists and songs are: 2 Farm: Atomike (Atomic) Alban Kondi & Lorela Karoshi: Melodi (Melody) Albina Kelmendi: Duje (Love It) Anduel Kovaçi: Malli (Yearn) Arsi Bako: Sonte dua të jem me ty (Tonight with You) Melodajna Mancaku: …

Albania: Kejtin Gjata to compete at Junior Eurovision

Albania has chosen their representative for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Kejtin Gjata won Junior Fest 2022 with the ballad “Pakëz Diell”. The contest was decided by a jury panel of previous JESC and ESC contestants: Kejsi Tola (Eurovision Song Contest 2009), Efi Gjika (Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018) and Anna Gjebrea (Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021). Anna Gjebrea …

Liverpool 2023: 37 countries will participate in 2023

The list has finally dropped, and thankfully it did. With recent news about the withdrawal of Bulgaria, Montenegro and North Macedonia, there were fears of possibly more withdrawals to come, but those speculations are now over, as the EBU has finally confirmed that 37 countries will participate in the upcoming contest. 37 countries it is! In the end, it is …

JESC 2022: 16 countries will Spin The Magic in Yerevan

We finally have it, the EBU has finally revealed the full list of participants for the upcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which is set to be held on the 11th of December 2022 in Yerevan, Armenia. The Participants For a long time, the question was, who and who won’t participate, in the upcoming contest. Well, now we have the answer, …

Today marks final day for Broadcasters to apply for Eurovision 2023 participation

Today marks the final day for any broadcaster with an active membership in the European Broadcasting Union to apply for participation in Eurovision 2023. After this, no additional broadcaster will be able to participate in the contest that did not originally apply – but broadcasters who submitted an application can still withdraw prior to October 11th without financial penalty. Any …

OGAE Albania claims a public televote will return for Festivali i Këngës 61

It appears that this year the structure of Festivali i Këngës 61 (FiK) may break from tradition to include a televoting option in the result. If true, this would be the second time that the festival has utilized a public televote since Albania entered Eurovision in 2004. The first time occurred during Festivali i Këngës 55, where the public vote decided …

The EBU releases the first set of live on tape performances for Eurovision 2022!

As promised by the EBU yesterday, Eurovision fans will be getting a special treat to cure their Post Eurovision Depression – the live-on-tapes from Eurovision 2022. This was also done last year following the contest in Rotterdam, although that year they edited them together as a YouTube livestream for the semi-final non-qualifiers and the grand final acts. This year, due …

Albania: RTSH opened their song submission window for Festivali i Këngës 61

1, 2, 3 Ta Marrsha! Albanian broadcaster RTSH have just opened the applications for the 61st editions of Festivali i Këngës! In the past years, the winner of the festival will also represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest, but doesn’t mention if it also will be used as their selection process for ESC in 2023. The announcement was accompanied …

Eurovision Kicks Off! Favorites Ukraine and Greece Among Qualifiers, Diodato Makes Long-Awaited Eurovision Debut

After a week of rehearsals, technical snafus, and building anticipation, Eurovision kicked off tonight at the Pala Alpitour arena in Turin! In all, 17 acts performed, competing for 10 slots in Saturday’s Grand Final. They were: 🇦🇱 ALBANIA – Ronela Hajati – Sekret 🇱🇻 LATVIA – Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad 🇱🇹 LITHUANIA – Monika Liu – Sentimentai 🇨🇭 SWITZERLAND – Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry …

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