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Follow Efi Gjika’s journey from her selection and participation at Junior Eurovision 2018 to present day.

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Watch: Efi’s adventures backstage at the 2019 Junior Eurovision

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Efi Gjika @esccovers.com

Efi Gjika was back at the 2019 Junior Eurovision but this time to announce the scoring for Albania. Efi had many adventures during her eventful trip to Poland!

Efi made a backstage video showing the inside story and along the way she met many of the acts from this year and also caught up with last year’s winner, Roxie.

Whilst she was in Poland, Efi was shooting some scenes for her forthcoming music video, Cool Kids. She also got to meet some lucky winners of a competition to  meet her and appear in the video.

Efi was a popular guest at Junior Eurovision 2019 and she was in big demand to be interviewed by journalists too.

Check out Efi’s backstage video below.

Source: ESC Covers; YouTube/Efi Gjika

Efi Gjika performs remix of ‘Barbie’ at 2019 Junior Fest Albania

Efi Gjika @instagram/efigjika
Efi Gjika @instagram/efigjika

Efi Gjika was a special guest at the 2019 Junior Fest Albania national selection. During the interval Efi performed a great and fun remix of her 2018 Junior Eurovision song, Barbie.

Efi has released several important video clips this year. First she released the original song, Happy Birthday (where she held a unique competition centred around the music video). Then Efi recorded a version of Fight Song by Rachel Platten. Most recently Efi released her video for her latest song, Summer Days.

You can see Efi perform Barbie (Remix) below.

Source: ESC Covers; RTSH

Efi Gjika returns with great memories of ‘Summer Days’

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Efi Gjika is back with a brand new song and video clip for the song Summer Days. The video was filmed during her happy summer holiday fun days!! The filming was at a combination of a cruise on board the MSC Cruise liner in the Mediterranean, also on the Greek Ionian islands and at home in the Aquapark in Tirana. The tour included places like Cagliari Beach (Italy), Palma, Majorca (Spain), Valencia (Spain), Marseilles (France) and Lefkas (Greece).

Efi was happy in Marseille when a group of tourists sang along with her and they enjoyed Efi’s live performance very much.

Efi is grateful for the super team that made the making of the Summer Days video possible. The song Summer Days was composed by Ada Satka and produced by Sevada Davoodian (Humble Sohl). The director and producer of the video was Kliton Gjika. Thanks to Sokol Marsi recording studio and Arbi Malile CC Creative consulting for the graphics. The editing is by Lesli Kita. The styling, make up and hair are by Hristina Gjika.

It has been a busy year for Efi where she organised an Instagram competition where to film her music video for the song Happy Birthday. She did this in Prague, Czech Republic. The winner was @ellie.lollipop. Efi also recorded a much respected cover of Fight Song by Rachel Platten. The music video was also inspired and recorded on a holiday in the Greek Ionian islands.

Efi represented Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the upbeat and catchy Barbie.

You can see the music video for Summer Days below.

Source: ESC Covers – photos from the ‘Summer Days’ video clip

 

 

Efi Gjika releases ‘Fight Song’ cover and beautiful video clip

Efi Gjika {copyright: ESC Covers}
Efi Gjika {copyright: ESC Covers}

Efi Gjika recently released a charming cover version of the popular Rachel Platten hit, Fight Song. Efi also released a delightful and colourful video clip for the song which was beautifully filmed by her father on a family vacation in the Greek Ionian islands.

Fight Song suits Efi’s powerful vocals and she said the song “inspires me to chase my dreams and believe in myself”.

Efi represented Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Barbie and charmed many with her bubbly and fun personality, as well as her strong stage presence.

Earlier this year Efi released her single Happy Birthday and went to Prague, Czech Republic to shoot the music video after creating a fun competition on her Instagram account. The lucky winner, from thousands of entries by kids, was @ellie.lollipopz. Efi made the surprise visit and had lots of fun making the video at the special birthday party!

Efi will very soon be releasing a brand new original single. ESC Covers will bring you more about this when it is released.

In the meantime check out Efi and her cover of Fight Song below.

Source: ESC Covers

The Making of ‘Happy Birthday’ video released by Efi Gjika

Efi Gjika
Efi Gjika

Efi Gjika recently released her brand new single and video clip for Happy Birthday. It is a fun song and very catchy and perfect for birthday parties of course!

A special Making of ‘Happy Birthday’ video has been released to show the fun and effort and great ideas that Efi had for the video.

It was all Efi’s idea to sing to a child on their birthday. She organised a competition via her Instagram account to choose randomly a lucky girl or boy, and Efi would visit them, in whatever country, and perform Happy Birthday at the birthday party and have a lot of fun.

The lucky winner was @ellie.lollipop from Czech Republic. So, Efi and her team flew to Prague and so the fun began!!

Efi sends many thanks to: Eliska & Lollipopz, Karel Andreas Stiebling, Ada Satka  (c0mposer) Sokol Marsi Recording Studio, Hristina Gjika – Make up and Hair (Efi;s mother), Arbi Malile – Video, Lesli Kita – Editor, Ergi Nune – Camera, the production is by Kliton Gjika (Efi’s father).

Efi represented Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Barbie.

Check out The Making of ‘Happy Birthday’ video below

Source: ESC Covers

 

Efi Gjika releases music video for new song ‘Happy Birthday’

Efi Gjika from the video clip of 'Happy Birthday'
Efi Gjika from the video clip of ‘Happy Birthday’

Efi Gjika has released her brand new song and official video clip for Happy Birthday. It is a happy and upbeat song and the video looks a whole lot of fun!

Efi thought of the idea to sing to a child on their birthday at their home in their country. She created a contest via her Instagram account and thousands of kids participated from all over the world. The lucky winner was a little girl from Czech Republic @ellie.lollipopz. On the birthday of ellie.lollipopz, Efi arrived in Prague to surprise her! She, of course, sang Happy Birthday!! The music video was recorded at this time.

Efi represented Albania at the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Belarus with Barbie.

You can see the music video for Happy Birthday below.

Source: ESC Covers

 

Efi releases ‘Happy Birthday’ teaser video…..and she wants to sing at your birthday celebration!!!!!

Efi Gjika
Efi Gjika

Efi Gjika is set to release her brand new single on 14 February entitled Happy Birthday. She has released a teaser video and the song will be released on 14 February.

To celebrate this exciting release Efi has decided announce a big competition and YOU can be the lucky winner!!! Efi will fly to YOUR COUNTRY with her team at your birthday (at Efi’s expenses) and record YOUR BIRTHDAY live with Efi singing as part of the video clip.

The Rules: –

  • Follow @efigjika on Instagram and tag three friends (he or she should follow Efi as well)
  • Comment why Efi should come to your birthday and sing her song Happy Birthday and visit your country.
  • The winner should have a birthday party from 1 March to 30 April 2019 and be from 9 to 16 years old.  (Efi would like to do all year but the video clip and song should be published by May 2019.
  • On 14 February 2019 at 18:00 pm local Albania time will be chosen random live three persons. From those Efi will choose randomly the ONE lucky winner ! (details will follow in your inbox from the management team).
  • The contest is only eligible on Instagram @efigjika.  Good Luck to everybody!

Efi charmed us all as she represented Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Barbie.

You can see Efi’s teaser video below.

Source: ESC Covers; Instagram/@efigjika

 

 

Albania: Efi Gjika releases the official video clip of ‘Barbie’

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Efi Gjika was recently selected to represent Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Now the official video clip of her song, Barbie, has been released.

The video looks like great fun for Efi and her friends. It begins as she wakes up and she looks at her collection of Barbie dolls.  It is a fun packed video involving lots of toys and friends and dancing.

Barbie is an upbeat dance song with a strong beat. Really fun to dance to.

Efi will sing Barbie, representing Albania in Minsk, Belarus on 25 November.

You can see the official video for Barbie below.

Source: ESC Covers; junioreurovision.tv – photos from the official video clip of ‘Barbie’ @ RTSH

Efi Gjika will represent Albania at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Barby’

Efi Gjika
Efi Gjika

Efi Gjika won the 2018 Junior Fest Albania and will represent her country at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Belarus in November with the song, Barby.

16 acts took part in the show including last year’s representative, Ana Kodra. There was also the song Panorama by Era Rakipllai was composed by Mishela Rapo, who represented Albania at the 2015 Junior Eurovision.

  1. Hera HysiMelodi pranverore
  2. Emmi RushitiMbremje feste 
  3. Kristiana VeshajSot
  4. Efi Gjika Barby
  5. Jasmina HokoHappy
  6. Sindi Goga Me tinguj fantazi
  7. Iris Sula & Samanta QoshkuÇdo gjë do dashuri
  8. Era RakipllaiPanorama
  9. Merlin Xhai Bote e re
  10. Laura BoriçiEshtë koha
  11. Iris DollaniYlberi im
  12. Sajana KodheliYlim
  13. Ana KodraPrindër ju lutem
  14. Melodian Mancala Enderroj
  15. Speranca Bregasi Ditari
  16. Uendi GogaOlellin dhe yjet i dua

Voting was courtesy of an expert jury.

The show will be broadcast on Albanian tv on 27 September. In the meantime check out the video below.

Source: RTSH; ESC Covers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65xQ339Z4vs