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62nd edition of Albanian Radio-Television Song Festival begins

The 62nd edition of the Song Festival of the public Radio-Television began last evening.

Under the presentation of Kledi Kadiu, Adriana Matoshi, Krisa Caushi and Xuliano Xhules, the evening offered a lot of surprises and exciting moments.

On the first evening, 16 singers took to the stage of the “Palace of Congresses”, in the competition to leave their trace on Albanian music, as well as to fulfill the dream of qualifying for the 68th edition of the European Festival, which will be held in Malmo Sweden.

The famous Italian singer Umberto Tozzi also performed on the festival stage as a guest bringing his hits over the years.

The jury will decide on 6 prizes, among them the first prize, the winning song of the Festival. Meanwhile, this year it will be the public who will decide which song will represent Albania in the Eurovision.

Voting will open at the end of the second evening, after all 31 competing songs have been performed. And voting will remain open until the end of the final evening when the winners of this exciting competition will be announced.