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Lest We Forget: Lindita Halimi

In a new series of editorials I will be looking at some of the songs I feel unfairly missed out on making the Eurovision finals. 2015 is great year, but let’s remind ourselves of what could’ve been… This editorial represents my personal opinions and does not represent those of ESC United as a whole, the EBU or other editors and …

TONIGHT: Albania and San Marino Reveal Their Entries

Last night, the final two national finals of the 2015 National Final season took place. Tonight another two songs will be revealed, The eagerly awaited Sammarinese entry and the new Albanian enter. San Marino Michele Perniola and Anita Simoncini Reveal their song. 19:30CET SMRTV and Albania Elhaida Dani “I’m Alive” 20:30CET RTSH With only Russia to announce their song from Semi …

Albania: Elhaida Dani to sing “I’m Alive”

The song title of Albania’s new entry has been revealed! It was confirmed last night that Elhaida Dani, who won Festivali i Këngës back in December, will not be singing her winning song “Diell” in Vienna, after the author of the song withdrew it from the competition. It has now been confirmed that Dani will sing “I’m Alive”, a new …

Tonight: Albania decides!

We’ve been building up to this for the last couple of days and now the time has come – the famous Festivali i Këngës final will take place in Tirana, Albania! As one of the more famous national finals in the calendar and formerly the first of the season, FiK holds a special place in many Eurovision fan’s hearts and …

Albania: FiK second semi-final tonight

Tonight the second semi-final of Albania’s selection will take place. 13 songs will compete for nine places in the final to join the previous nine qualifiers from last night. The grand final and the show that will select Albania’s Eurovision entrant is tomorrow night so there is still all to play for! The 13 acts taking part tonight includes some …

Albania: Who qualified for the final?

Tonight the first semi-final of the 53rd Festivali i Këngës took place in Albania. 13 songs were performed to compete for nine places in the grand final and the results are now in! Revolt Klan, Julian Gjojdeshi, Sigi Bastri & Florent Abrashi and Offchestra were all eliminated tonight which means the following songs will be taking part in the FiK …

Albania: Festivali i Këngës starts tonight!

Albania will be kicking off their national selection for Eurovision 2015 tonight (26th December). The first semi-final of the famous and long-running Festivali i Këngës will take place tonight and will decide 9 of the songs that will take part in Sunday’s grand final. The following songs will be competing tonight; Enver Petrovci – Të vranë bukuri Revolt Klan – …

EBU: 38-40 participants in Vienna

Today the EBU announced a preliminary list of participants for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. It has been specified that 38 broadcasters confirmed their participation in Vienna whereas one TV station (presumably the Albanian one) still hasn’t made a final decision. Greece, on the other hand, might still struggle with the EBU rules. If both Albania and Greece confirm, we’ll have …

Albania undecided on 2015

We had previously reported that the Balkan nation of Albania had confirmed their intention to participate in 2015, and with it announcing that Festivali i Këngës and its rules were officially confirmed. However, the broadcaster of Albania has now confirmed that they are still undecided on whether to take part next year, sparking worry for Eurovision fans in the country. …

Three more countries confirm for 2015

Albania, Latvia and Romania have all invidually confirmed that they will be present at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, despite worries over the three countries due to budgeting issues or displeasure at recent results. Albania has announced that the usual selection process will take place. Festivali i Këngës will return for its 53rd edition this December and the winner will …

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