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STEFANI SPIRI

Stefani Spiri graduated her higher studies for violin at Ionian Universitety, in Greece. Being brought up in a musical environment, at four years old she started studying the violin and the piano. At a very young age, she participated in the children’s festivals in Gjirokastra, being awarded various prizes. Stefani has performed music in concerts throughout Albania, Greece, Italy, Turkey and USA. In 2018, she also performed at the European Parliament in Belgium. In the meantime, Stefani composes songs, two of which are published on YouTube, “I stll love you” and “Be with you”.

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LEOTRIM

Leotrim has graduated Musical Art at Tetovo University, but his artistic experience dates back since he was a child. In 2010, he became a member of “Xheladin Zeqiri” cultural association (Tetovo). He has performed in various concerts, in European countries, like in Turkey, Bulgaria, Bosnia, etc. Leotrim was part of “X factor Albania”, where he was ranked the 6th, out of 12 finalists. He has been very active on the musical stage, performing in various events: concerts, TV stations, artistic associations, in Albania, Kosovo, and Northern Macedonia. His artistic experiences include even his role as a choir conductor and lecturer of musical subject in public and private schools. He was awarded New Artist 2019 by Cult Association. In 2020, he was selected as one of the ten New Artists on RTV 21, Kosovo. Leotrim was also chosen to participate at the #VoiceOfYouth campaign, by the Youth Forum of US Ambassy in Northern Macedonia. He was awarded Best Artist in the Balkan Festival 2021, in Kumanova, where he received “Naim Latifi” prize.

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KRIS KOLO

Kris Kolo is an Albanian artist, born in Puglia and raised in Monopoli. Due to her father, who was a musician, she increased her passion for music at a very young age, being inspired by artists, such as: Aretha Franklin, Blues Brothers and Stivie Wonder. From 16 years old, she started her musical participation in Bari province. Together with the guitarist,   Serena Solpasso, they won the “7+” competition, sponsored by Puglia region, thus having the possibility to register their first songs. Kris moved to Rome, where, after meeting the rapper, Amir Issaa, and the producer, GRomano, she became part of Red Carpet Music family, in cooperation with whom, she published her first song “Non mi possiedi”. Her musical collaborations follow the one with the Albanian producer, GAZU – Techpro Records, with whom she cooperated for the production of her song “Prendi questo treno”, with which she will  compete at “Kënga Magjike 2022”.

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ELIO NORRA

Elio Norra is the winner of “Zëri më i mirë” prize in Gjirokastra festival. He participated in “The Voice Kids Albania 2”, reaching the final phase of “Blind Audition”. He has also taken part in “Këngë moj” marathon two times. Until now, he has published three songs in all platforms, one of which participated at “Kënga Magjike 2021” festival. Elio performs Live music with his band in various venues all over Albania.

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ALISA OPARI LUZI

Alisa Opari Luzi is a singer and songwriter who is born in the Netherlands and has Albanian roots from both sides of the family. In 2018 she finished as a Musical Performer at the Frank Sanders Akademie in Amsterdam. In 2019 she played the lead role in the Musical Aladdin as the princess and toured throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Alisa also participated with her song in a festival called ‘Jeho’ with her song and was nominated for best song. Over the years she has released 5 new songs. Her song “True love” which is competing on Kënga Magjike Song Contest 2022 is composed by Enis Mullaj and the lyrics by Eriona Rushiti.

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STEFAN

Stefan is an Estonian singer and songwriter. His music has attracted the attention of the public in the recent years. In 2020, he was the winner of the first edition of “Maskis Laulja”, the Estonian version of “Masked Singer”. Stefan has accomplished various successful projects. “Doomino” was his first hit in 2021, while the summer sensation 2022 throughout Estonia was his other hit song, “Miraaz”. Stefan won the “Eesti Laul” festival in Estonia in 2022, representing his country at Eurovision in Turin, where he reached the final with his song, “Hope”.

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JANEX

JANEX (Xhejn Kumrija) is a songwriter and Pop music producer. She is also noted for mixing various genres of music. Her career started in Tirana, as an active performer of Live music, as well as a participant in many national festivals and events, in which her particular  timbre and style became evident. In 2017, she moved to the USA and studied music production and audio engineering at New York University, a country where she has been living for years now. In 2018, JANEX, in collaboration with the Albanian-American DJ, Noah Stradamus, was awarded the prize “Best Dance Electronica Song” at the Indipendent Music Awards, held in NYC, for the  remake of her song “Mermaids”. JANEX’s music is often heard on radio, but also in some new Albanian films. Besides singing, the artist is keen on audio post and film music.

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MARSELA ÇIBUKAJ

Marsela is considered one of the rarest voices of Blues/Soul music in Albania. She was engaged in various masterclass concerts, oriented mostly towards jazz, blues and soul music, since she was very young. In 2008, she started her Live artistic career, with different concerts not only in Italy, but also in England, Norway, Poland and Germany, with the groups of that time, THE AXIS and MARSEL – accoustic trio. In 2010, she won “Best Emergent Singer” prize in Rome. The year 2011 finds her in Albania, where she became the finalist of “The Voice of Albania 1”. There she received the second prize, an experience that urged her to take part in “The voice of Italy”. She has participated in various festivals in Albania, like: “Top Fest”, “RTSH Fest” and “Kënga Magjike”. In 2019, she produced her career Hit “Thërrime dashurie”, which took part in the 21st edition of “Kënga Magjike” festival. Through the years, she has been engaged as moderator of event and various TV programme, including “E diela shqiptare”, but also as co-moderator of “Kënga Magjike 2021”.

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EXCLUSIVE NEWS: The representative of Estonia at “Eurovision 2022”, competes in  “Kēnga Magjike” festival this week.

“Kënga Magjike 2022” expands its geographical borders, bringing to Albania, for the first time, an Estonian artist.

Stefan Airapetjan, otherwise known as STEFAN, is one of the most “IN” artists in Estonia. He started singing when he was a child, but his active music years commenced in 2017.

In 2020, he was announced the winner of “Maskis Laulja”, the Estonian version of “Masked singer”.

He was chosen to represent Estonia in “Eurovision 2022”, where he was  ranked the 13th in the final.

Exclusively, kengamagjike.com unveils that his competing song on the magic stage is entitled “Never let go”. Get ready for this Sunday!

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Eldis Arrnjeti is praying to forget…. But what?

Eldis Arrnjeti is one of the youngest rock singers in the Albanian music history. Even though he has just started his careeer, his voice is highly assessed by proffessional juries. Not further than last December, he “grabbed” the third prize at the “60th RTSH Festival”. Due to this evaluation, Eldis has become automatically part of the “BIG Artist” ccategory.

During the first competition prize, Eldis Arrnjeti told why he is praying:

“I am praying for my family to be well and healthy. I am praying for myself to be happy. When it comes to art, I am praying to forget.”

Exclusively for kengamagjike.com Eldis said he believes in love, but he is not in love.

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