From the Pallati I Kongreseve in Tirana, Albanian broadcaster, RTSH, will hold the first semifinal of the Festivali i Këngës 58, contest that will choose its representative in Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
The show will start at 20:30h CET, hosted by Alketa Vejsiu, with ten candidates. Elvana Gjata, favorite to win with "Me Tana" , are in the list.
A jury of musical experts, will select five finalists that will compete in the show of the Saturday.
Mahmood, Italian runner-up in Tel Aviv with "Soldi" will take part in the show as invited artist.
People from outside of Albania will be able to watch it live in Albania’s RTSH 1 and Kosovo’s RTK websites, Facebook profile of RTSH and its app, RTSH Tani.
First Semifinal of Fest 58:
- Nadia and Genc Tukiçi – “Ju flet Tirana”
- Sara Bajraktari – “Ajër”
- Devis Xherahu – “Bisedoj me serenatën”
- Kanita Suma – “Ankth”
- Kamela Islamaj – “Më ngjyros”
- Bojken Lako – “Malaseen”
- Elvana Gjata – “Me tana”
- Aldo Bardhi – “Melodi”
- Renis Gjoka – “Loja”
- Albërie Hadërgjonaj – “Ku ta gjej dikë ta dua”