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Festivali i Këngës 2012

ELL & NIKKI NEW SONG PRESENTED IN ALBANIAN FINAL

The winners of Eurovision contest, singers Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal have recently visited Albania. The aim of the visit was the participation in the national qualifier of Albania on 22 December. The country will be represented by the duo of Adrian Lulgjuraj&Bledar Sejko in Eurovision 2013. The duet of Eldar and Nigar performed their new song – Priceless at the national qualifier in ... | read the full story here

December 24, 2012 4:08 pm // 0 Comments

ALBANIA DECIDES 2013: ADRIAN & BLEDAR WIN

Welcome to the national final of Albania. 51st Festivali i Kenges kicks off tonight and in few hours we will know the representative of the country in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Only 17 songs will appear tonight as Ani Çuedari and “Më ler një ëndërr” disqualified as the song has been previously released (prior to September 1st) – and they discovered it now! WATCH THE SHOW ONLINE (RTSH) WATCH THE SHOW ONLINE (EUROVISION.TV) POLL: ALBANIA DECIDES 2013 PARTICIPANTS Ardian ... | read the full story here

December 22, 2012 11:58 pm // 0 Comments

ALBANIA DECIDES 2013: FiK SEMIFINAL 2 RESULTS

With Hari Mata Hari, the Bosnian representative at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest as the guest performer of the show, the second semifinal in Albania concluded. Thirteen acts competed for one of the nine tickets for the final. Second semifinal qualifiers are: SEMIFINAL 2 QUALIFIERS Adrian Lulgjuraj & Bledar Sejko – Identiet (Identity) Hersi Matmuja – Kush ta dha këtë emër (Who gave you this name) LNYX – Si ty askush (Nobody like you) Anjeza Shahini – Love Kelly ... | read the full story here

December 21, 2012 11:05 pm // 0 Comments

ALBANIA DECIDES 2013: FiK SEMIFINAL 1 RESULTS

Tonight the first semifinal of Festivali i Kenges took place with 13 acts appearing after a specific draw by the porganizers. Compact Disco from Hungary performed in the interval act followed by local artists like Juliana Pasha (Eurovision Albania 2010) and Luiz Ejlli (Eurovision Albania 2006) singing various hits. Nine of the acts proceed to the final: SEMIFINAL 1 PHOTOS HERE QUALIFIERS Selami Kolonja – “Ku je?” Rosela Gjylbegu -“Dëshirë” Kejsi Tola – ... | read the full story here

December 20, 2012 11:12 pm // 0 Comments

FiK 2013: RTSH ANNOUNCE JURY NAMES

The national selection show through THE 51st edition of Festivali i Këngës is about to kick off and RTSH announced the names of the jury for the show. Professional jury will determine the winner of the regional festival which will send an artist (the winner) in Malmoe next May. The jury includes 10 personalities, 7 from Albania and 3 from abroad. Nicola Caligiore (Italy) Joseph Mizzi (Malta) Szilva Puspok (Hungary) Sokol Shupo, composer, music professor in the Academy of Art Justina Aliaj, ... | read the full story here

December 19, 2012 2:07 pm // 0 Comments

FiK 2012: ELL & NIKKI GUEST PERFORMERS

Nigar Jamal (Nikki) part of the duo with Ell who won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest are announced by RTSh as interval act of the grand final as you can see from the spot below posted on YouTube. Ell and Nigar is following closely the Eurovision developments and almost always accepts invitations to perform – though if RTSh was smarter they would have called Loreen which is the most recent Eurovision Song Contest winner instead of the winner of 2011 but this is a matter of taste I guess. ... | read the full story here

December 13, 2012 11:17 am // 0 Comments

FiK 2012: ORDER OF APPEARANCE DRAWN

Albanian national broadcaster announced the line up for the Festivali i Këngës 2012 through which the country will select its Eurovision Song Contest 2013 entry. 26 acts have been chosen for the semifinals which will take place on December 20 and 21 while the grand final is set for December 22nd in capital Tirana. From the line up lists we see familiar names such as Anjeza Shahini who was the first Albanian Eurovision representative ever, and she ranked 7th in the Final of the 2004 Eurovision ... | read the full story here

December 2, 2012 12:42 pm // 0 Comments

ALBANIA 2013: ENKEL & FLORIANA THE HOSTS

Albanian public broadcaster RTSH, has announced the host for the upcoming Festivali i Kenges national selection. The show will be presented by Enkel Demi, who is a popular journalist and television host in the country. Joining him in his duties will be Floriana Garo, Albania’s representative at the 2012 Miss World beauty pageant. The semi final of Festivali i Kenges is set to take place on December 20 and 21 with the final scheduled on December ... | read the full story here

November 27, 2012 1:36 pm // 0 Comments

FLAKA KRELANI TO SING A BALLAD

Flaka Krelani known as the princess of the Albanian rock and alternative music is the big favorite to win Festivali i Këngës 51. In 2007 Flakan Krelani took part for the first time at Festivali i Këngës and won the second prize with her up-tempo song ‘Jeta kërkon dashuri’, in duet with Doruntina Disha. While the public wanted to send Flaka Krelani to send to Eurovision 2008, the jury of Festivali i Këngës did choose the young Olta Boka to represent her country. In 2009 Flaka has ... | read the full story here

November 21, 2012 10:20 am // 0 Comments