Albania has announced their date for submissions for the 54th edition of Festivali i këngës.
Festivali i këngës has been used since 2003 as the Albanian selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest however was not created for the purpose of selecting a song for Eurovision. The show has been on Albanian television for over 50 years and is a showcase of Albanian music.
Submissions for FiK 54 will be accepted on September 29 and 30 between 09:00 and 14:00 at the RTSH studios. The following rules apply:
- Singers should be aged over 16 years
- A singer or composer can not participate in the competition with more than one song
- A lyricist cannot participate in the competition with more than two songs
Albania has yet to confirm their participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, however it is expected that Albania will be in Stockholm following their debut at Eurovision Young Dancers 2015 and return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
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