The Albanian broadcaster RTSH has announced the 16 artists and songs that will participate in Festivali i Këngës 52. The winner of the festival will go on to represent Albania at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.
Festivali i Këngës 52 will be taking place from 26 December 2013-28th December 2013. The venue will be the Palace of Congresses in Tirana and the hosts of the show will be Diellza Kolgeci and Enkel Demi.
The first two days of the festival will be the two non-competitive semi finals. Semi-final one will be held on the 26th December and semi-final two will take place on the 27th December. Each semi-final will consist of 8 of the 16 participants. As well as showcasing their song, each act will also perform with past participants from Festivali i Këngës.
All 16 acts will compete in the final on the 28th December to win.
1. Hersi Matmuja
Song title: Zemërimi i një nate
Composers/Lyricists: Genti Lako (c), Jorgo Papingji (l)