12 finalists of Albania's Festivali i Këngës 58 revealed
After two nights of semi final the 12 finalists of Festivali i Këngës 58 (FiK58) have been announced.
They were decided by a five member jury of Mikaela Minga (Albania) Christer Björkman (Sweden) Dimitris Kontopoulos (Greece) Felix Bergsson (Iceland) and Rita Petro (Albania).
They are (in no particular order)
Kamela Islamaj - "Më ngjyros"
Elvana Gjata - "Me tana"
Gena - "Shqiponja e lirë"
Valon Shehu - "Kutia e Pandorës"
Arilena Ara - "Shaj"
Bojken Lako - "Malaseen"
Sara Bajraktari - "Ajër"
Era Rusi - "Eja merre"
Tiri Gjoci - "Me gotën bosh"
Olta Boka - "Botë për dy"
Albërie Hadërgjonaj - "Ku ta gjej dikë ta dua"
Robert Berisha - "Ajo nuk është unë"
Some surprise non qualifiers were Kanita Suma, Wendi Mancaku and Aldo Bardhi.
This will be Bojken Lako's third final in a row. He had previously finished 2nd in late 2014 for the 2015 contest.
The final will be held on Sunday night (Monday morning Australian time) at approximately 6:30-7:00am AEDT (starts have been delayed by adverts).
You can watch live via the official RTSH stream at: https://www.rtsh.al/rtsh-live/RTSH1-HD.html