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Rona’s very personal message from Albania

In 2004 Rona Nishliu made her first attempt at representing Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest, eight years later she returned to Festivali i Këngës, the country’s national selection for the Contest, and won the ticket to Baku.

The song Suus (Personal), composed by Florent Boshnjaku, with lyrics by Rona herself, will be performed in the 1st semi-final on 22nd May, at  starting position #5. Suus is  Albania’s 9th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest.

Read more and check out the video clip…

In 2004 Rona Nishliu made her first attempt at representing Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest, eight years later she returned to Festivali i Këngës, the country’s national selection for the Contest, and won the ticket to Baku.

The song Suus (Personal), composed by Florent Boshnjaku, with lyrics by Rona herself, will be performed in the 1st semi-final on 22nd May, at  starting position #5. Suus is  Albania’s 9th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest.

Check out the video clip:

About Rona Nishliu

Rona Nishliu was born in Mitrovica. Already as a high school graduate, she became known for her appearance in the talent show “Ethet & Krasta Show” which was held in Tirana during 2004. Music remains her passion. She took part in Festivali i Këngës, which is the Albanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, in 2004 together with Teuta Kurti and Vesa Luma, and the trio was awarded the first junior prize.

Even though Rona Nishliu is known for being a pop singer in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro, she is actually a devoted experimental jazz musician, too. Her interpretation is characterized with nuances of soul music influences as well. Her vocal range and interpretative power are her strongest points.

Humanitarian work is an important field of action for Rona Nishliu. As a student she organized humanitarian concerts in Kosovo, and in 2009 she took part as a guest lecturer in the UNDP activity on Awareness Raising for the Importance of Volunteerism for Youngsters in Vushtri. Apart from that, she actively supports people with Autism, and she is a chairperson of the Institute for Sustainability and Development of Youth in Kosovo.

For more information on Rona Nishliu please visit www.eurovision.tv

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