Orgesa Zaimi participated in the recent 54th edition of Festivali i Këngës (the Eurovision national selection) in Albania. Her song was entitled Një shishe në oqean (A bottle in the ocean). Now Orgesa has released the official video to accompany her song which is beautifully produced and orchestrated and perfectly performed.
Orgesa is no stranger to the Eurovision stage. She was with the Albanian team on stage in Moscow in 2009 with Kejsi Tola and her entry, Carry Me In Your Dreams. She has also participated in many festivals including Top Fest and Kenga Magjike in Albania.
You can see the video for Një shishe në oqean below.
Eneda Tarifa has been chosen to represent Albania at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. She won the 54th Festivali i Këngës in Tirana with her song Përrallë (Fairytale). The song was composed by Olsa Toqi.
There were two semi-finals and 22 songs participated in the final. The voting was by an expert jury that included the 2008 Albanian Eurovision representative, Olta Boka.
The 22 acts and songs competing were –
Sigi Bastri – Engjëll i lirë
Rezarta Smaja & Klodian Kaçani – Dashuri në përjetësi
Dilan Reka – Buzëqesh
Adrian Lulgjuraj – Jeto dhe ëndërro
Erga Halilaj – Monolog
Evans Rama – Flakë
Jozefina Simoni – Një det me ty
Egert Pano – Mos ik
Genc Tukiçi – Sa të dashuroj
Kozma Dushi – Një kafe
Luiz Ejlli – Pa mbarim
Teuta Kurti – Në sytë e mi
Besa Krasniqi – Liroje zemrën
Nilsa Hysi – Asaj
Kristi Popa – Ajo çfarë ndjej
Flaka Krelani – S’je për mu
Enxhi Nasufi – Infinit
Lindi Islami – Për një mrekulli
Florent Abrashi – Të ndjek çdo hap
Eneda Tarifa – Përrallë
Renis Gjoka – Ato që s’ti them dot
Aslajdon Zaimaj – Merrmë që sot
You can see Eneda performing her winning song below.