The second semi-final of the 56th Festivali i Këngës will start tonight, eventually completing the line-up for the Grand Final of the festival.
Another 11 participants will take to the stage tonight during semi-final 2 of Festivali i Këngës 56, organized by broadcaster RTSH.
The contestants will perform for a spot in the Grand Final on Saturday 23 December 2017.
How to watch
Broadcast on RTSH, semi-final 2 of Festivali i Këngës 2017 is held at the Pallati i Kongreseve, hosted by Adi Kastri. The show starts at 20.45 CET.
Follow the show here:
- RTSH 1
- RTSH muzikë
- Live website via rtsh.al
The show can also be watched via the RTSH Tani app, available on both Android and iOS devices.
Tonight’s participants and their songs are the following:
- Orgesa Zaimi – Ngrije zërin
- Denisa Gjezo – Zemër ku je
- Grupi Na & Festina Mezini – Tjetër jetë
- Lorela – Pritëm edhe pak
- Artemisa Mithi – E dua botën
- Ergi Bregu-Latifllari – Bum bum
- Grupi AkullthyesIit – Divorc
- Xhesika Polo – Përjetë
- Inis Neziri – Piedestal
- Tiri – Orë e ndalur
- Grupi Lynx – Vonë
Listen to all Festivali i Këngës 56 participants and their entries here.
Again, the finalists will be chosen by a professional jury.
Visit the festival’s official website for more information.
About Festivali i Këngës
The Festivali i Këngës was founded by broadcaster RTSH in 1963, making it one of the longest running music competitions in Europe.
Since 2003, the winner of the Festivali i Këngës also wins the right to represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest. The 2003 edition was won by Anjeza Shahini, who subsequently reached a respectable 7th place for Albania’s debut at Eurovision 2004, earning 106 points with her entry The image of you.