Scottish singer Emeli Sandé performed in Tirana for thousands of spectators in the Skanderbeg square. Sandé was the special guests for the White Night, a festive national day, which is celebrated every year on 29 November on the occasion of the Liberation Day (29 November 1944). Albanians are party harder and White Night is one of reasons to stay up all night. One of the songs that Emeli Sandé becomes famous in Albania is “My kind of love”, but the most beloved song is “Beneath your Beautiful”.
When she sang these songs last night the crowed goes wild and melts down. The first impressions of her about Tirana and Albania she posted on her Insta Story on Instagram. In one of the stories she greets in Albanian saying “Mirdita” “Good Afternoon”.
White Night Festival is an annual event which started for the first time at least 10 years ago when actual Prime Minister Edi Rama was the Mayor of Tirana. This event become a tradition, and every year there are a lot of activities held all the day, starting from free visits in museums and in governmental offices, many concerts and circus for children, partisan fires in parks, but the biggest event is the Concert in the main square of Tirana with famous singers in the world. Last years performed Giusy Ferreri, while other famous singers such as Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha and Rita Ora have performed in the squares of Tirana, in a great atmosphere…
Tirana is becoming a popular hub for events, attracting foreign artists and interest. It is an energetic city with a very young population.