Tonight, the final of the Albanian Festivali i Kënges with 20 contestants takes place in Tirana. The participants were announced at a press conference this morning. Albania will be the first nation selecting a song for the 51st Eurovision Song Contest publically. Only Switzerland has already picked a song, to be performed by Six4One.
01. Kujtim Prodani – Theva koken si pa dashje
02. Manjola Nallbani – S'mjafton nje jete
03. Edona Llalloshi – Vetëm një puthje
04. Eri ft. Perfect Bliss – Dum-ba-de
05. Marsida Saraci – Do te doja
06. Mateus Frroku – Ti ëngjëll, unë Prometë
07. M.Ikonomi/E.Korini – Edhe fati Qan
08. Kozma Dushi – Nuk plakën ëndrrat
09. D.Macaj/E.Zhula – Kur zemra pret nje dashuri
10. Sonila Mara – Vjeshte me ty
11. Anjeza Shahini – Pse ndal?
12. Alberia Hatergjonaj – Ah sikur kjo jete
13. Sajmir Cili – Hipokrizi
14. Evis Mula – Ku ta gjej unë këngën
15. Luiz Ejlli – Zjarr e ftohte
16. Erti Hizmo & Flaka Krelani – Për ty
17. Miriam Cani – Shko
18. Era Rusi – Nuk je ëndërr
19. Agim Poshka – Nostalgji
20. Erinda Dhima – Për ju
Anjeza Shahini represented Albania in 2004 with The image of you and finished 7th. Miriam Cani is a part of the German girlgroup Preluders. Eri ft. Perfect Bliss is a Dutch group.
Due to Albania's disappointing result earlier this year, the selected participant has to enter the semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest, on 18th May in Athens, Greece.