Tonight the second Semi-Final of Festivali i Këngës 58 takes place in Tirana, Albania with ten acts taking to the stage.
The 58th edition of Festivali i Këngës continues this evening at the Pallati i Kongreseve in Tirana, Albania. The show will be hosted by Alketa Vejsiu and sees a further ten artists competing to make it through to the Grand Final on December 22.
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The ten participants will be hoping to win over a jury three international jurors and two Albanian jurors. The jury has a 100% say in the acts who make it to the Grand Final and the eventual winner of the competition.
The acts taking to the stage this evening in Tirana are:
- Kastro Zizo – Asaj
- Tiri Gjoci – Me goten bosh
- Olta Boka – Bote per dy
- Era Rusi – Eja merre
- Wendi Mancaku – Ende
- Robert Berisha – Ajo nuk eshte une
- Gena – Shqiponja e Lire
- Eli Fara dhe Stresi – Bohem
- Arilena Ara – Shaj
- Valon Sheku – Kutia e Pandores
The acts who have made it through to the Grand Final of Festivali i Këngës 58 will be announced at the end of the show. A total of 12 acts from the twenty semi-finalists will make it to the final.
The guest performer at this evenings show is Giusy Ferreri. Giusy Ferreri is an Italian singer, who rose to fame after participating in the first series of the X Factor in Italy. She has had five songs reach number one in the Italian charts, and has released a total of five albums.
You can watch the show live from 21:00 CET on the RTSH website here.
Jonida Maliqi represented Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. She took the nation to the Grand Final for a second consecutive year. Performing “Ktheju tokës”, she finished 17th scoring a total of 90 points.