Festivali i Këngës to be held over four shows

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The 48th edition of the Albanian Festivali i Këngës will take place over 4 shows, all of them live, starting on the 24th of December and finishing on the 27th. A total of 38 songs will participate in the country's national selection for Eurovision, which will be divided into 2 groups.

The event will be held at the Pallasi i Congreseve, in Tirana and will last for no less than 4 evenings, beginning on Christmas Eve and finishing on the 27th of December 2009.

A grandtotal of 78 songs were submitted to the Albanian broadcaster RTSH in order to win a spot in the national contest, being shortlisted tothe 38 that will be performed on stage. They have been split in two groups of 19 songs each. The groups have been created according to the experience of the singers: one will be made up by experienced singers (the "big" group) and the other will be called the "young" group.

The two groups have been fixed as follows (song, composer and singer):

"Big" group:

Pasqyra e vetes-Sokol Marsi-Anjeza Shahini
Mall i pashuar-Faton Dolaku-Teuta Kurti
Ave Maria-Scaravaglione Claudio-La Regina
Kalimtar-Kristi Popa-Kamela Islami
Love Love Love-Bojken Lako-Bojken Lako&Banda Adriatica
Pa titull-Pirro Çako-Besa Kokëdhima
Sekreti i dashurisë-Klodian Qafoku-Dorina Garuci
Nuk di përse-Ardit Gjebrea-Juliana Pasha
Pa titull-Adrian Hila-Denisa Macaj
Party Dorian-Nini Erga-Halilaj
U dashuruam-Arsen Nasi-Era Rusi
Ne mes-Florent Boshnjaku-Eliza Hoxha
Le të bëhet çfarë të dojë-Edmond Zhulali-Flaka Krelani
Vazhdoj këndoj-Mariza Ikonomi-Mariza Ikonomi
Nuk të dorëzohem-Gent Myftaraj-Erti Hizmo&Lindita Halimi
Pa titull-Stefi Prifti-Stefi&Endri Prifti
Gëzuar-Agim Poshka-Guximtar Rushani
Përtej kohës-Endri Sina-Rovena Dilo
Pse ekzistojmë-Voltan Prodani-Kejsi Tola

"Young" group:

Retë s'na ndajnë-Roland Guli-Stefan Marena
Sa dua unë-Gjergj Jorgaqi-Brikena Asa
Dashurisë i erdhi vjeshta-Renuar Nimani-Onanta Spahiu
Stinë dashurie-Mark Luli-Jona Koleci
Beso akoma-Alfred Kaçinari-Nazmie Selimi
Tirana Brodëay-Agim Krajka-Goldi Halili
Zërin tim ta ndjesh-Edmond Rrapi-Iris Hoxha
Gabimi-Briz Musaraj-Grupi Supernova
Je larg-Edmond Mancaku-Ardita Tusha
Të dy e dimë-Selina Prelaj-Selina Prelaj
Një tjetër jetë-Vitmar Basha-Vitmar Basha
Për ty-Evans Rama-Jorida Zaimaj
Botë pa sy-Endrit Shani-Grupi Lutus
Ajo-Florian Carkanji-Kelly
Një fjalë të ngrohtë-Petrit Tërkuçi-Dorina Toçi
Ti-Borana Kalemi-Borana Kalemi
Vitet më të bukura-Luigj Dedvukaj-Amanda Ujkaj&Violeta Lulgjuraj
Si dy të huaj-Florian Zyka-Grupi "Yje të panjohur"
Nëna Ime – Çlirim Leka

Special thanks to Gafur Sahiti for the submission of the information.

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