The first of two semi-finals of the Festivali i Këngës 56 took place in Tirana tonight. The second semi-final will be tomorrow night and the grand final will be on Saturday to determine who will represent Albania at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Portugal next May.
The qualifiers for the final will be announced after the second semi-final tomorrow.
The acts taking part in the first semi-final showdown were –
- Elton Deda – Fjalët
- Mariza Ikonomi – Unë
- Endri & Stefi Prifti – Mesazh
- Evans Rama – Gjurmët
- David & Genc Tukici – Të pandarë
- Voltan Prodani – E pamundur
- Eugent Bushpepa – Mall
- Rezarta Smaja & Luis Ejlli – Ra një yll
- Bojken Lako – Sytë e shpirtit
- Manjola Nallbani – I njëjti qiell
- Redon Makashi – Ekziston
Source: ESC Covers