The Albanian broadcaster,RTSH,  held last evening the first semi-final of the 53rd Festivali i Këngës13 acts competed  in the show which determines every year the representative of the country in the Eurovision Song Contest. 9 acts made it to the final taking place on Sunday 28 December. Another set of 13 acts will compete in tomorrow’s night second semifinal. The first set of finalist is listed below:

1.Enver PetrovciTë vranë bukuri

2.Marsela ÇibukajSëmuj

3.Saimir BrahoKristal

4.Klajdi MusabelliuVetëm te ti bësoj

5.Erga HalilajTi s’më njeh

6.Besiana Mehmeti & Shkodran TolajKështjella

7.Estela BrahimllariKjo natë

8.Lindita HalimiS’të fal

9.Venera LumaniDua të jetoj