Post Eurovision depression may be setting in, but fear not! The race to win Junior Eurovision 2016 is heating up, as Albania will stage its JESC selection tonight. Albania will use Festivali i Këngës për Fëmijë — the traditional song contest for children — to select their 2016 entry. This year will be the 52nd edition and will be held at the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in the nation’s capital, Tirana.
Fourteen contestants will compete but only one will win Festivali i Këngës për Fëmijë and represent Albania in the upcoming 2016 Junior Eurovision in Malta.
1. Zhaklina Veizaj – Botë mirësie kërkoj
2. Dario – We Need Love
3. Rajan Kukaleshi – Vetëm nuk je
4. Jasmina Heko – Si fluturim
5. Michelle Prodani – Prindër
6. Xhesika Pengili – Largoje trishtimin
7. Marko Strazimiri – Music makes my day
8. Vivan Biagioti & Xhametino Bollati – Ne mesh yjesh
9. Endi Muca – Dua të jem
10. Klesta Qehaja – Besoj
11. Klea Mema – Dua të jem e lirë
12. Eda Muca – Lulja që më dhurove
13. Dea Çobo– Mirë se erdhe flutur
14. Jasmina Dervishi – Portat e gëzimit
HOW TO WATCH FESTIVALI I 52 TË KËNGËS PËR FËMIJË
We’ll be seeing some Junior Eurovision royalty tonight, including last year’s Albanian JESC representative Mishela Rapo and the winner of JESC 2015 Destiny Chukunyere.
Last year, Mishela Rapo represented Albania with Dambaje. Mishela reached 5th place with 93 points.