Tonight: second Albanian semi final

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The 46th edition of the Festival i Këngës will continue tonight with the second semi final being held. Again, the winner will be the Albanian representative in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. A TV webcast and a radio webcast will be provided.

The show

The show will be broadcast at 20:30 CET live from the Palace of Congress in Tirana, hosted by Elsa Lila & Pirro Cako.

15 entries will be presented and all the competing songs will be performed in two different versions: the first one, by the contestant and the second one, by popular Albanian singers under the form of medleys. Moreover, each version will have a different orchestration. As always, the participants in the 46th Festivali will sing live.

Webcast

You canfollow the TV webcast here (external link).

You can follow the radio webacast here.

The line-up

  1. Kozma Dushi- Tatuazh ne kujtese
  2. Devis Xherahu- Endacaku
  3. Blerina Shalari- Zgjohem nga heshtja
  4. Blero- Zemer bosh*
  5. Voltan Prodani- Pse humbe dashurine
  6. Ada Gurra- Vec dashuri
  7. Agim Poshka- Kujt I them te dua
  8. Greta Koci- Naten te kerkove
  9. Olta Boka- Zemren e lame peng
  10. Samanta Karavello- Pse u harrua dashuria
  11. Mariza Ikonomi- Mall i tretur
  12. Vesa Luma- Nje nate per mua
  13. Jonida Maliqi- S’ka fajtor ne dashuri
  14. Mira Konci dhe Redon Makashi- Nen nje qiell
  15. Kthjellu- Dhoma

*Blero's entry is said to have been withdrawn, however this has not been officially confirmed.

Albania had a strong debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 finishing 7th. The following years, the country was less succesful and came 16th in 2005 and did not make it to the final in 2006 and 2007.

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