We have just got to know the name of the Albanian entry for Junior Eurovision 2016: Klesta Qehaja will perform the song “Besoj” in Malta!
The Albanian broadcaster RTSH held today their national final to choose representative for this year’s Junior Eurovision. A total of 14 acts took part in the show “Festivali 52 i Këngës për Femije” with the winner being chosen by a professional jury panel:
- 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 last year’s Albanian representative Mishela Rapo and the winner of Junior Eurovision 2015, Destiny Chukunyere, have performed during the show which was broadcast live from the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Tirana.
About Klesta Qehaja:
10-year old Klesta Qehaja is a Kosovan singer currently taking part in the talent show “Gjeniu i vogel”, where she performed the Eurovision 2012 entry “Suus”. Her song Besoj is written by Adi Hila and Pandi Laco, composers of the last year’s entry “Dambaje”.
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