Tonight we start the annual Albanian musical festival ”Festivali i Këngës 60” in Tirana, Albania. Some Eurovision fans are also known as FIKMAS.
This year the 60th edition of Festivali i Këngës and 20 hopefuls will try their luck to represent the nation at Eurovision 2022.The show will be hosted by Ardit Gjebrea as the main host and guest hosts involved by Jonida Maliqi, Xhemi Shehu, Klevi Kadilli, and Isli Islami.
Tonight’s 20 acts are:
- Mirud–“Për dreq” (Eng: To hell)
- Urban Band–“Padrejtësi” (Eng: Injustice)
- Evi Reci–“Me duaj” (Eng: Love me)
- Kastro Zizo–“Kujë” (Eng: Where are you?)
- Ester Zahiri–“Hiena” (Eng: Hyena)
- Viola Zhemali–“Eja si erë” (Eng: Come as the wind)
- Eldis Arrnjeti–“Refuzoj” (Eng: I refuse)
- Kejsi Rustja–“Vallëzoj me ty” (Eng: I dance with you)
- Xhuliana Pjetra–“Baladë” (Eng: Ballad)
- Olimpia Smajlaj–“Dua” (Eng: I want)
- Shega–“Një” (Eng: One)
- Gjergj Kaçinari–“Në ëndërr mbete ti” (Eng: You remain in dreams)
- Denis Skura–“Pse nuk flet, mama?” (Eng: Mother, why don’t you speak?)
- Endri & Stefi–“Triumfi i jetës” (Eng: Triumph of Life)
- Janex–“Deluzional” (Eng: Delusional)
- Ronela Hajati–“Sekret” (Eng: Secret)
- Sajmir Çili–“Nën maskë” (Eng: under the mask)
- Rezarta Smaja–“E jemja nuse” (Eng: I’m a bride)
- Alban Ramosaj–“Theje” (Eng: Break it)
Running Orders for Tonight’s show are:
Jury of the Festivali i Këngës 60 are:
Tonight there will be no eliminations in the first 2 nights and all 20 acts will compete in the final night on 29th December 2021. The winner of Festivali i Këngës 60 will be determined by 100% jury voting, and will represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
Where you can watch it?
When its starts? 21:00 CET
Meanwhile, you can read the interview with one of Festivali i Këngës 60 act Janex
And watch our review of the Festivali i Këngës 60
You can read Doron’s review to all 20 acts
Links for the digital platforms playlist