The first national final of the 2019 season is already upon us, and once more it’s an early Christmas present from Albania. Tonight, 14 acts will compete in Festivali i Kënges 57, with the winner being given the honour of representing Albania in Tel Aviv!
The fourteen acts taking part in tonight’s show are;
- Gjergj Leka – Një ditë tjetër
- Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju tokës
- Klint Çollaku – Me jetë
- Alar Band – Dashuria nuk mjafton
- Lidia Lufi – Rrëfehem
- Eranda Libohova – 100 pyetje
- Artemisa Mithi & Febi Shkurti – Dua te besoj
- Eliza Hoxha – Peng
- Bojken Lako – Jeto jetën
- Dilan Reka – Karma
- Elton Deda – Qetësisht
- Marko Strazimiri & Imbro – Leyla
- Orgesa Zaimi – Hije
- Soni Malaj – Më e fortë
Notably, Mirud, who won our poll with a massive 57%, did not make the final fourteen. Orgesa Zaimi, Artemisa Mithi, Bojken Lako and Elton Deda were all finalists last year.
The show will begin at 20:45 CET and #YOU can follow the show live on the stream HERE.
Stay tuned to #escYOUnited as we will bring #YOU all of the coverage from the show, plus make sure to join Matt and Calvin as they discuss the show and the winning song in our post-show live stream below!
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