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Meet Albania's Klesta Qehaja

02 November 2016 at 18:00 CET

Klesta was born in 2006 in Kosovo and started singing at the age of four. She currently studies music in Pristina. Since 2010 she has been a member of the group Xixellonja Fireflies and has participated in many contests including winning first prize at the Pristina Kids Festival as well as Shining Star in Turkey and Golden Microphone in Slovenia.

Earlier this year she beat thirteen other acts to win the right to represent Albania in the Junioe Eurovision Song Contest with her song Besoj. Klesta hopes to do well in the competition this year and is looking forward to the experience!

Albania first participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and last year returned to the competition which was held in Sofia, Bulgaria, where Mishela Rapo finished 5th with her entry Dambaje.

Check out Klesta's song Besoj below!