Albania: Festivali i Këngës 2016 dates announced

Albanian head of delegation, Kleart Duraj has confirmed to us that this year’s Festivali i Këngës, the national selection show used to select the countries Eurovision representative, will be held between 21st -23rd December.

Semi Final 1 – December 21

Semi Final 2 – December 22

Grand Final – December 23

So by Christmas we will have our first Eurovision song for 2017, before an expected revamp.

The 24 acts that are competing at the Albanian contest this week have already been revealed, and hopefully we will have the songs released soon to listen to before the show.

1. Albulena Jashari
“Fjalët ia lë zemrës”
Music: Marsela Çibukaj, Briz Musaraj
Lyrics: Gerald Xhari

2. Classic Boys
“Dashuria për jetën”
Music: Endri Sina
Lyrics: Saimir Braho

3. Dilan Reka
“Mos harro”
Music: Edmond Zhulali
Lyrics: Agim Doçi

4. Edea Demaliaj
“Besoj në ëndrra”
Music: Fabian Asllani
Lyrics: Edea Demaliaj

5. Edona Vatoci
“Mirëmëngjës”
Music: Edona Vatoci
Lyrics: Edona Vatoci

6. Elson Braha
“Edhe një herë”
Music: Adrian Hila
Lyrics: Pandi Laço

7. Erlind Zeraliu
“Dhimbja e gëzimit”
Music: Vasil Tole
Lyrics: Fatos Arapi

8. Fabiola Agalliu & Agnesa Çavolli
“Shkon e vjen”
Music: Sokol Marsi
Lyrics: Fabiola Agalliu

9. Festina Mejzini
“Atje lart”
Music: Eriona Rushiti
Lyrics: Eriona Rushiti

10. Flaka Krelani
“S’dua t’flas”
Music: Qëndrim Krelani
Lyrics: Qëndrim Krelani

11. Franc Koruni
“Macka”
Music: Franc Koruni
Music: Franc Koruni

12. Genc Salihu
“Këtu”
Music: Genc Salihu
Lyrics: Genc Salihu

13. Linda Halimi
“Bota”
Music: Klodian Qafoku
Lyrics: Gerald Xhari

14. Linda Rukaj
“Vija e lumit”
Music: Linda Rukaj
Lyrics: Linda Rukaj

15. Lorela
“Me ty”
Music: Alban Kondi
Lyrics: Turjan Hyska

16. LYNX
“Sot”
Music: LYNX
Lyrics: LYNX

17. Luka & Serxhio Hajdini
“Koha plaket”
Music: Serxhio Hajdini
Lyrics: Luka Hajdini

18. Neki Emra
“Dashuri dhe urrejtje”
Music: Neki Emra
Lyrics: Albatros Rexha

19. Orges Toçe
“Shi diamantësh”
Music: Orges Toçe
Lyrics: Orges Toçe

20. Rezarta Smaja
“Pse prite gjatë”
Music: Xhevdet Gashi
Lyrics: Arsim Bujaku

21. Tiri
“Më zgjo”
Music: Enis Mullaj
Lyrics: Sokol Marsi

22. Yll Limani
“Shiu”
Music: Yll Limani, Ilirjana Blakaj
Lyrics: Yll Limani, Ilirjana Blakaj

23. XUXI
“Metropol”
Music: Genti Lako
Lyrics: Ana Gramo

24. Xhesika Polo
“Eva jam unë”
Music: Marko Polo
Lyrics: Alex Seitaj

We hope that Dilan Reka’s song for FIK55 will be as current and poptastic as his latest release “Naked”.

We will keep you updated when we have the songs finally released for you to hear.

 

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