These are the 14 qualifiers for the Final of Festivali i Këngës

Tonight the Albanian national final ‘Festivali i Këngës’ held a semi final with songs performed in ‘Eurovision’ style and without the traditional orchestra.

Out of the 22 songs the following 14 qualified:

  • Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju tokës
  • Artemisa Mithi & Febi Shkurti – Dua ta besoj
  • Lidia Lufi – Rrëfehem
  • Marko Strazimiri & Imbro – Leyla
  • Orgesa Zaimi – Hije
  • Bojken Lako – Jeto jetën
  • Elton Deda – Qetësisht
  • Eliza Hoxha – Peng
  • Gjergj Leka – Një ditë tjetër
  • Soni Malaj – Më e fortë
  • Klint Çollaku – Me jetë
  • Alar Band – Dashuria nuk mjafto
  • Dilan Reka – Karma
  • Eranda Libohova – 100 pyetje

The following songs unfortunately did not qualify:

  • Aurel Thëllimi – Të dua ty
  • Bruno Pollogati – Nuk ka stop
  • Elona Islamaj – Në këtë botë kalimtare
  • Kelly – A më ndjen
  • Klodiana Vata – Mbrëmje e pafund
  • Kujtim Prodani – Babela
  • Lorela Sejdini – Vetmi
  • Mirud – Nënë

The 14 finalists will compete later tonight – Saturday 22nd December at 20.45 CET to find out who will be the Albanian representative in Tel Aviv in May.

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