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Albania participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2004. The Albanian broadcaster, Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH), has been the organizer of the Albanian Eurovision Song Contest entry since the country's debut. Albania has a population of 2.8 million and the capital city is Tirana.

In 2004, Albania's first entry at Eurovision Song Contest, performed by Anjeza Shahini, finished 7th in the Grand Final. This remained the country's best result in the contest until 2012 when Rona Nishliu placed 5th.

The Albanian national broadcaster Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH) uses the long-standing Albanian song contest Festivali i Këngës to select the Albanian Eurovision Song Contest entry. Festivali i Këngës has been organised annually since 1962 and was first used for the 2004 Albanian Eurovision entry.

Participation history

Event Contestant Song Place
Liverpool 2023
Duje
Turin 2022
Sekret
Semi-Final
12th - 58 points
Rotterdam 2021
Karma
Semi-Final
10th - 112 points
Grand Final
21st - 57 points
Rotterdam 2020
Fall From The Sky
Tel Aviv 2019
Ktheju tokës
Semi-Final
9th - 96 points
Grand Final
17th - 90 points
Lisbon 2018
Mall
Semi-Final
8th - 162 points
Grand Final
11th - 184 points
Kyiv 2017
World
Semi-Final
14th - 76 points
Stockholm 2016
Fairytale
Semi-Final
16th - 45 points
Vienna 2015
I'm Alive
Semi-Final
10th - 62 points
Grand Final
17th - 34 points
Copenhagen 2014
One Night's Anger
Semi-Final
15th - 22 points
Malmö 2013
Identitet
Semi-Final
15th - 31 points
Baku 2012
Suus
Semi-Final
2nd - 146 points
Grand Final
5th - 146 points
Düsseldorf 2011
Feel The Passion
Semi-Final
14th - 47 points
Oslo 2010
It's All About You
Semi-Final
6th - 76 points
Grand Final
16th - 62 points
Moscow 2009
Carry Me In Your Dreams
Semi-Final
7th - 73 points
Grand Final
17th - 48 points
Belgrade 2008
Zemrën E Lamë Peng
Semi-Final
9th - 67 points
Grand Final
17th - 55 points
Helsinki 2007
Hear My Plea
Semi-Final
17th - 49 points
Athens 2006
Zjarr E Ftohtë
Semi-Final
14th - 58 points
Kyiv 2005
Tomorrow I Go
Grand Final
16th - 53 points
Istanbul 2004
The Image Of You
Semi-Final
4th - 167 points
Grand Final
7th - 106 points