“World” the Albanian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is set to be revealed on March 12 ahead of the Head of Delegations Meeting on Monday.
Lindita will reveal her song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine this Sunday. The song was originally called “Botë” and was sung in Albanian. The song which is now being performed in English is titled “World”, the song was recorded in Tirana over the past couple of weeks with the music video also being filmed.
Speaking about her song last week she stated:
“World” is about human equality, Love! We all are created the same way, we all live under the same sky, we all bleed the same color of blood! It’s ok to be different, It’s ok to think different! It’s ok to not agree , but it’s not ok to attack and hurt and bully others because they are not like You ! You matter! You are the love that the world needs! That’s why You are here ! The World needs one like you …
Earlier this week the singer confirmed her attendance at three Eurovision Preview Events. She will be performed at Eurovision in Concert, the London Eurovision Party and the Eurovision Spain Preview Party.
Lindita won the 55th edition of Festivali i Kenges, having beaten off competition in the final from 13 other singers. Lindita was born in Vitina, Kosovo in 1989 and has been performing as a singer since 2006. Since 2014 she has been living with her husband in the United States and went on to take part in American Idol, she made it through to the final 51 but did not make it through to the final 24.
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Albania debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 where they were represented by Anjeza Shahini. In Istanbul she performed the song “The Image of You” going on to finish 7th in the final scoring a total of 106 points. Albania’s best result in the contest came in 2012 when they were represented by Rona Nishliu and her song “Suus”, she finished 5th in the final scoring 4 sets of 12 points. Albania last performed in a Eurovision Song Contest final in 2015, when Elhaida Dani performed “I’m Alive”.