Arilena Ara has released the official music video for “Fall From the Sky”, the song she was due to represent Albania with at the Eurovision 2020.
Despite being originally written in English, the song was first performed in Albanian as “Shaj” so that it was eligible to compete in Festivali i Këngës. After winning Festivali i Këngës in December, Arilena travlled to Los Angeles to work on a revamped English-language version. Before the official music video was released, Arilena also released a lyric video of the song.
Arilena was due to compete in the second half of the second semi-final.
Who is Arilena Ara?
Arilena Ara is 21 years old and has been known to the Albanian public since 2012 when she auditioned for the X Factor. She went on to win the 2012 edition of the competition at the age of 15 and released her first single in 2014.
In 2018 she went on to become a judge on The Voice Kids Albania replacing Albania’s 2016 Eurovision participant Eneda Tarifa. She competed in the 58th edition of Festivali i Këngës with the song “Shaj” scoring 67 points, 3 points ahead of Elvana Gjata.