At 20:45 CET tonight, Albania will choose its representative for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in the final show of Festivali i Këngës. Join us and watch the show live on Eurovision.tv! The 22 finalists have been chosen in two semi-finals, held on December 25 and 26.
Festivali i Këngës can already look back on a long history: It has been held every year since 1962. Since 2004, when Anjeza Shahini represented her home country with The Image Of You, it has also served as the Albanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.
This is the running order of tonight's show:
- Sigi Bastri – Engjëll i lirë
- Rezarta Smaja & Klodian Kaçani – Dashuri në përjetësi
- Dilan Reka – Buzëqesh
- Adrian Lulgjuraj – Jeto dhe ëndërro
- Erga Halilaj – Monolog
- Evans Rama – Flakë
- Jozefina Simoni – Një det me ty
- Egert Pano – Mos ik
- Genc Tukiçi – Sa të dashuroj
- Kozma Dushi – Një kafe
- Luiz Ejlli – Pa mbarim
- Teuta Kurti – Në sytë e mi
- Besa Krasniqi – Liroje zemrën
- Nilsa Hysi – Asaj
- Kristi Popa – Ajo çfarë ndjej
- Flaka Krelani – S'je për mu
- Enxhi Nasufi – Infinit
- Lindi Islami – Për një mrekulli
- Florent Abrashi – Të ndjek çdo hap
- Eneda Tarifa – Përrallë
- Renis Gjoka – Ato që s'ti them dot
- Aslajdon Zaimaj – Merrmë që sot
The presenters of the show are Pandi Laço, who is also the screenwriter of the festival, and Blerta Tafani, a journalist and main news anchor at TVSH.
At 20:45 CET tonight, you can watch the final of Festivali i Këngës on our WebTV Player - see it live when the first song of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest is being selected!
Listen to the songs and watch the performances