As usual Albania is the country with the earliest national final choosing the Eurovision entry at the end of the old year. But this year some other countries even come earlier. Nevertheless, there has been three live shows in the 60th anniversary show “Festivali i Këngës”, with a big orchestra and live audience held in Tirana. Out of 20 finalists a jury of seven members selected the winning entry.
Ronela Hajati was able to convince the jury with “Sekret” an up-tempo song with a strong choreography and traditional influences. You can watch the Albanian song here:
It is also usual that the Albanian entries will be under running a great make over. This can revamp can help to bring the song on an international level. The version we face now may sound differently.
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