The 56th edition of Festivali i Këngës took place over the last three evenings in Tirana. Two semi-finals were held ahead of the live final which was the 15th time that the competition has been used to determine the Albanian Eurovision entry.
Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest
Albania made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004. Last year Lindita flew the Albanian flag on the Eurovision stage with the song World.
The best placing for Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest came in 2012 when Rona Nishliu finished fifth with the song Suus.