The Albanian national broadcaster, RTSH, confirmed today that the country will join the party in Tel Aviv and will be participating in the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.  

More and more countires are been added daily to the list of participating countries for Eurovision 2019. It was Albania’s turn this time to confirm its presence next May in Tel Aviv. This will be its 16th participation in the contest. As in the previous years the country will select its Eurovision representative and entry through the music festival of Festival i Këngës

The Eurovision Story so far

In 2004 Albania debuted in the contest  with Anjeza Shahini. The country hasn’t scored a victory yet in its 15 participations up to date. Its best result was achieved in 2012 with Rona Nishliu and her 5th placing in Baku.

In 2018 Eugent Bushpepa won the Festival i Këngës  with his entry Mall and represented the country in Lisbon, where he finished in the 11th place in the Grand Final.

source: ESCToday