Category Archives: Festivali i Këngës #59/Albania

Wendi Mancaku release her song ‘Vesi i shpirti tim’ from Fest #59 in Albania

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The song that Wendi Mancaku will perform at the Festivali i Këngës #59 has been released. It is called Vesi i shpirti tim (The habit of my soul). The song is a delightful laid back, and soulful track, with nice instrumentation with charming vocals by Wendi.

Vesi i shpirti tim is composed by Wendi Mancaku (music) and Rozana Radi (lyrics).

Wendi took part in Festivali i Këngës #58 with Ende (Still) and she had considerable success by winning the Best New Artist award at the 2018 Kenga Magjike festival. Wendi performed her song Endrra Ime (My dream).

The Festivali i Këngës #59 will take place between 17 December 2020 to 26 December 2020.

You can hear Vesi i shpirti tim below.

Source: ESC Covers; RTSH

Inis Neziri is back as her song ‘Pendesë’ from #Fest 59 released

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The eagerly awaited song by Inis Neziri called Pendesë (Penance), from the forthcoming Festivali i Këngës #59 in Albania, has been released. It is a really powerful and charming ballad that showcase the beautiful and crystal clear power vocals of Inis.

Pendesë is composed by Inis Neziri (music) and Elhaid Cufi (lyrics).

The Festivali i Këngës #59 will consist of two semi-finals and a grand final and the competition will take place between 17 December 2020 and 26 December 2020.

Inis took part to much acclaim in the Festivali i Këngës #56 with the beautiful Piedestal (Pedestal). She has also had big successes by winning the 2019 New Wave competition in Sochi, Russia and also the 2018 Cerbul de Aur (Golden Stag) festival in Romania. Inis also won an award at the 2018 Tra La La music festival in Ohrid, North Macedonia.

ESC Covers wishes Inis lots of good luck at Festivali i Këngës #59.

You can hear Pendesë below.

Source: ESC Covers; RTSH

 

 

 

Albania: RTSH releases list of participants for Festivali i Këngës #59

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Flag of Albania

The Albanian broadcaster, RTSH, has released the names of the participants taking part in Festivali i Këngës #59. The winner will represent Albania at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

The list of participants are –

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It is welcome back to the festival for Inis Neziri, who took part in Festivali i Këngës #56, with the beautiful Piedestal. She has since gone on to have big successes by winning the 2018 Cerbul de Aur (Golden Stag) festival in Romania and 2019 New Wave competition in Russia.

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Orgesa Zaimi was on the Eurovision stage as part of the Albanian team in Moscow in 2009 with Kejsi Tola.

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Wendi Mancaku was also on the Eurovision stage as one of the backing singers with Jonida Maliqi. Wendi also participated in Festivali i Këngës #58 with Ende.

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Kamela Islamaj also returns to the festival after participating with Më ngjyros at Festivali i Këngës #58.

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Arilena Ara, who was chosen to represent Albania at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with her song, Fall From The Sky, will not be returning despite her not getting a chance to perform because of the cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: Eurovision Albania; ESC Covers – photos @inis_neziri; @wendimancaku; @orgesazaimi; @kamelaislamaj