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Albania: Mirud released new version of “Nëse Vdes” with Xhesika Polo

Fellow Festivali i Këngës 59 participants Mirud and Xhesika Polo have collaborated on the former’s entry “Nëse Vdes”, with Mirud releasing this duet today. The Albanian singers took part separately in Albania’s selection for Eurovision 2021, with Xhesika performing “Më mbron”, and while neither of the performers finished in the top three on the final night, they certainly captured hearts …

Albania: Our forum’s reaction to Anxhela Peristeri’s FiK win

The opinions expressed in this article are those of members of our forum, and do not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its staff. On Wednesday, Albania became the first country to show their hand for Eurovision 2021, as Anxhela Peristeri emerged triumphant in Festivali i Këngës 59 to be selected as the Albanian hopeful …

Anxhela Peristeri wins Festivali i Këngës and will represent Albania in 2021

After a 2+ hour extravaganza of music with 18 acts taking part in this year’s Festivali i Këngës, the Albanian representative in Eurovision 2021 has finally become clear; Anxhela Peristeri will fly to Rotterdam! This year’s show took place in the open air Sheshi Italia due to the ongoing pandemic, but that didn’t stop the Albanians putting on a fantastic …

TONIGHT: Festivali i Këngës 59 Final

Albania will become the first country to reveal their song for Eurovision 2021 tonight as the final of the annual Festivali i Këngës selection show takes place from 21:00 CET at the open-air Sheshi Italia, in Tirana, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change will also see the first year of the competition without the traditional symphony orchestra as a …

“That was such a great show!” – Our forum’s reaction to night one of Festivali i Këngës 59

The opinions expressed in this article are of members of our forum, and do not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its writing staff. Where’s the best place to be on a national final night? Sat cosy in front of your TV with some snacks and possibly drinks? Well, of course, but where else? Social …

Albania: Finalists of Festivali i Këngës 59 confirmed by RTSH

Albania kicked off their search for a Eurovision 2021 star last night as the annual Festivali i Këngës opened its first night in Tirana. While the second show of this year’s festival will take place this evening and see the 25 participating acts perform acoustic versions of their entries, the broadcaster RTSH has already revealed which 18 of these acts …

TONIGHT: Albania kick off Eurovision 2021 search with FiK 59

Yes, we’ve reached that time of year once again! It’s a very merry FiKmas from Albania, hoping to bring some Eurovision light to the end of a dark year with Festivali i Këngës 59. In Tirana, the show must go on! Tonight will see the first semi-final show of this year’s selection show with the 25 participants performing their entries …

Eurovision 2021 News Roundup: News from Latvia, Czech Republic, Albania, Israel, Cyprus, and Croatia!

Welcome back to the news round up – where we gather all the news YOU want to know about in one place! This week we’ve gotten a lot of updates about what the 2021 artists and countries have been up to, so let’s dive right in! Croatia releases the 14 acts competing in Dora 2021 This year HRT received 135 …

RTSH reveals the 26 artists competing in Festivali i Këngës 59

Earlier today Albanian broadcaster RTSH announced the artists who would compete in the annual contest Festivali i Këngës, which is in its 59th year. The national final is also a celebration of Albanian music and culture, and while it does serve to select the song and artist for Eurovision, often times the song goes through many changes and revamps before …

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