Festivali I Këngës 60 Participants announced!

November 9, 2021


Since their debut in 2004, Albania has used their music festival ‘Festivali I Këngës’ to select their Eurovision entry. This will be no different this year. Today Albanian broadcaster RTSH has announced the competing artists that are in the race to represent the country in Turin. Among these are some familiar faces for those who have watched the festival in the past!

Festivali I Këngës 60 participants:

  • Alban Ramosa
  • Denis Skura
  • Elis Arrnieti
  • Evi Reci
  • Endri & Stefi
  • Ester Zahiri
  • Giergi Kacinari
  • Janex
  • Kastro Zizo
  • Kelly
  • Keisi Rustja
  • Mirud
  • Olimpia Smajlaj
  • Rezarta Smaja
  • Ronela Hajati
  • Sajmir Çili
  • Shega
  • Urban Band
  • Viola Xhemali
  • Xhuliana Pietra

The 60th edition of Festivali I Këngës will take place omn 27, 28 and 29 December 2021!

Albania at Eurovision

Albania joined the Eurovision in 2004, when the contest was held in Istanbul, passing 7th in the final. 7 out of their 16 participations sadly failed to qualify. Rona Nishliu managed to get 5th place with 146 points in 2012, which is their best place to date. Since joining the contest, Albania has always used ‘Festivali I Këngës’ to select their Eurovision entrant. In 2021, Anxhela Peristeri reached the final with her song ‘Karma’

Photo: RTSH/ Radio Televisioni Shqiptar

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