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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 …

Merry FiKmas! Who is YOUR favourite Albanian hopeful?

In many parts of Europe and the Western world, it’s Christmas! And what better way to celebrate Christmas for Eurovision fans than to look forward to the impending greatest Albanian show, Festivali i Këngës? In the competition’s landmark 60th edition, one of Europe’s oldest and proudest music competitions shows no signs of slowing down, with another 20 acts ready to …

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 …

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 …

Albania: Arilena Ara wins and will go to Rotterdam!

You can always count on Albania to put you into a Christmas spirit, cause it just ain’t a real Christmas without FiKmas. Once again, Albania delivered and the 2020 season has finally started for real. Festivali i Këngës 58 Tonight, the very first national final took place, with the very first winner of a national selection, and with the very …

Albania: The first Festivali i Këngës show takes place

Tonight was the night, that finally marked that the 2020 season has finally begun, and what other way to celebrate that, than with the first semi-final of Festivali i Këngës? Tonight, the first semi-final of Festivali i Këngës was held, with the first 10 competing acts taking part in the contest. This year marks the 58th edition of the annual …

Albania: Songs have been released for Festivali i Këngës 58

They are the early birds every season, and once again, the country of the two-headed black eagle is once again about to start up the season. Despite a disastrous earthquake that’s heavily damaged the country and even been named the deadliest earthquake of 2019, the show and spirit must go on! Festivali i Këngës 58 Rumors started to surround, that …

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