Once again, RTSH will use their famous music festival
Showing off potential Eurovision performances
However, in the second show, all 22 artists will perform once again, this time gearing their songs towards a potential Eurovision audience. Indeed, artists will be able to use a backing track and make full use of staging effects to enhance their entry.
A number of qualifiers will then be chosen to take part in the final night on December 22nd, in which the orchestra will return. A jury will then choose which act will win
Engaging a wider audience
These changes are designed to increase the compatibility of
My aim is to restore the freshness and the enthusiasm ofInva Mula, RTSH
Festivali iKëngës to a public which, perhaps for many reasons, is disconnected [with the festival]. We want to get them back and have the desire to attend the event and perhaps to take in its most beautiful songs. For this reason, in co-operation with the Ministry of Education, a group with the best students of the 15 high schools of Tirana will be established. Those students will follow closely and will be a jury that will evaluate the best song.
Striving for success
In Lisbon earlier this year, Albania qualified for their first Eurovision Song Contest final since 2015 courtesy of Eugent Bushpepa and his anthemic rock ballad Mall. Finishing in 11th place,
Are you looking forward to seeing RTSH’s new plans in action? Let us know your thoughts @ESCXTRA!
Comments on Albania’s Festivali i Këngës makes big changes to engage younger audience