The Albanian music festival for children “Festivali 52 i Këngës për Femije” will be held today revealing us the name of the country’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2016.
A total of 14 acts will compete to represent Albania in Malta:
- Zhaklina Veizaj – “Bote miresie kerkoj” (Music: Liman Maloku/Lyrics: Viola Veizaj)
- Dario Zela – “We need love” (Music: Adi Hila/Lyrics: Rovena Rozhani)
- Rajan Kukaleshi – “Vetem nuk je” (Music: Ana Kaçinari/Lyrics: Ana Kaçinari)
- Jasmina Hako – “Si fluturim” (Music: Diana Ziu/Lyrics: Moza Bici)
- Michelle Prodani – “Prinder” (Music: Voltran Prodani/Lyrics: Arjana Dashi)
- Xhesika Pengili – “Largoje trishtimin” (Music: Metila Dervishi/Lyrics: Metila Dervishi)
- Marko Strazimiri – “Music makes my day” (Music: Olta Boka/Lyrics: Rovena Rozhani)
- Vivian Biaxhorni & Xhamerino Bollati – “Ne mes yjesh” (Music: Sokol Marsi/Lyrics: Jorgo Papingji)
- Endi Muça – “Dua te jem” (Music: Enis Mullaj/Lyrics: Sokol Marsi)
- Klesta Qehaja – “Besoj” (Music: Adi Hila/Lyrics: Pandi Laco)
- Klea Mema – “Dua te jem e lire” (Music: Mariza Ikonomi/Lyrics: Ledia Ikonomi)
- Eda Muça – “Lulja qe me dhurove” (Music: Ergys Pirani/Lyrics: Ergys Pirani)
- Dea Çobo – “Mirese erdhe flutur” (Music: Saimir Cili/Lyrics: Egzona Ademi)
- Jasmina Dervishi – “Portat e gëzimit” (Music: Genti Rreza/Lyrics: Moza Tola)
The winner of “Festivali 52 i Këngës për Femije” will be selected by a professional jury during a show to be broadcast live from 18.00 to 20.00 CET at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Tirana.
The Albanian national final for Junior Eurovision 2016 will be aired on RTSH and junioreurovision.tv and it will feature some special guests like the last year’s representative Mishela Rapo and the winner of Junior Eurovision 2015, Destiny Chukunyere.