#99: Merry FiKmas

Eurovision season usually begins in December with Albania’s Festivali i Këngës, sometimes known as FiKmas. We dig into FiK’s history.

Merry FiKmas Summary

  • Eurovision 2021 Updates: Semi-Final Allocations and Plan C Videos (2:49)
  • Artist Updates (7:52)
    • Cyprus will send Elena Tsagkrinou with “El Diablo”
    • Bulgaria’s VICTORIA floats “Ugly Cry” for consideration
    • Senhit covers “Amar Pelos Dois”
    • Damir won’t represent Croatia; Aksel won’t represent Finland
    • The ROOP will compete in Lithuania’s Pabandom is Naujo
  • National Selection Updates (16:53)
  • Main Topic: Albania’s Festivali i Këngës and How to Open Up (25:36)



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