The 55th Festivali i Këngës at Palace of Congresses

The 55th Festivali i Këngës at Palace of Congresses in Tirana. The grand final is on 23 December 2016.  The winner will go to Eurovision Song Festival which will be held on May 2017. Festivali i Këngës is an Albanian song contest, organised by the Albanian national broadcaster Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH). Various singing presentations have been used throughout its history, beginning with radio-only performances in the first few years, live interpretation, playback, remakes and even duets featuring other singers. The winners have traditionally been selected by a jury. Since 2003 it has been used to select Albania's entry for the international Eurovision Song Contest.

Date: 21 December 2016 - 23 December 2016