After a long wait, further details for this year's Junior Eurovision selection for Albania has been released, with the broadcaster releasing a list of the participants who will sing eighteen songs all vying to be Efi Gjika's successor in Gliwice, Poland.
Yesterday, Albania broadcaster RTSH released the names of the singers who will participate in Junior Fest 2019. Once again, the country has opted to use this selection format.
Earlier this year RTSH put a call out for songs, with the submission window only just recently closing on the 4th September, which has resulted in the following twenty singers, and songs chosen to participate.
KËNGA E NGJYRAVE – SIDORELA DORTI, KLEANSA SUSAJ, JUENA TAHIRI
TY MBI RËRË TË VIZATOJ – VIOLETA BESHIRI
JAM SHQIPTAR E BIJ SHQIPTARI – NOEL HOXHOLLI
LUNAPARK – ERA OKSHTUNI
TINGUJ ZEMRE – FLAVIA DOKA
GJITHËSIA IME – TRISIANA JATA
DOLI NJË YLL – LIVIA NELAJ & ESTEA TETA
SHTET QYTETE- BORA LLAPUSHI
JEMI FLLAD I PRANVERËS – MARIGLEDA LAJTHIA
ËNDËRROJ- RUMEISA KOLA
PUSHIMET – KRISTIANA VESHAJ
NE – AJLA RROJI
MË E SHTRENJTA BOTË – ARSELD MUÇA & MARTINA SERREQI
JEMI MIQ TE MIRË – SAJANA KODHELI
PER TY VENDI IM – FRANÇESKA KASA
MIKJA IME FËMIJËRIA – ISEA ÇILI
NJË BOTË ME DASHURI – RINEA VITIJA
MIRËSEVJEN- UENDI GOGA
The final will be held this Sunday 29th September 2019, where artists from the ages of 9 to 14 will sing in the Amphitheatre stage in Tirana, to an expectant sell out crowd.
Last year Efi Gjika had the honour of representing Albania in Minsk placing 17th with the song "Barbie".
Are there any songs that you are excited to hear? Do you think there is a possible winner in the list? Please tell us your thoughts in the comments below.