The 26 songs that will participate in Festivali i Këngës 59 have been revealed. And that means we’re ready to ask you a very important question: Who should win FiK and represent Albania at Eurovision 2021?
This year’s Albanian selection is a sea of queens and kings all gunning for the chance to sing in Rotterdam (or from a remote studio location). The contest has lots of fresh and familiar faces and, as usual, plenty of rock singers and divas. And they’re all getting fans excited.
Festivali i Këngës 59 acts
Plenty of names have set tongues wagging.
The glamorous Anxhela Peristeri boasts an Instagram following above a quarter of a million. The X Factor Greece alum last competed at FiK in 2001, before it was Albania’s Eurovision selection show. Since then, her star has risen steadily, culminating in a Kënga Magjike victory in 2017. She returned in 2019 and placed third.
There are, of course, many alums recent editions of the festival. Fan favourites from 2019 Era Rusi and Kamela Islamaj return, as do Orgesa Zaimi and Mirud from the year before.
Inis Neziri last appeared at the 56th edition. In the interim, she has won the prestigious Golden Stag and New Wave competitions in Romania and Russia respectively.
Or perhaps one of the other acts is your favourite?
Poll: Who should win Albania’s Festivali i Këngës 59?
It’s time to vote in our poll! You can listen to all 26 songs in the playlist embedded below. Remember to choose wisely, you can only vote ONE time. Voting will close just before the live shows take place.
Poll is now closed. Results available here.
Who did you vote for? Let us know in the comments.