Albania

#BIRTHDAY: Olta Boka from Albania is 30 today

#BIRTHDAY: Olta Boka from Albania is 30 today

Do you prefer a song in a language you can’t understand? If you can speak English you’re always in luck with the songs taking part. But when a country sings in their own tongue, it’s always a good thing.

In 2008, today’s birthday girl Olta Boka made the short journey from Albania to Belgrade. A mere teenager, she was there at a time when things were a little fraught between the two countries. She thankfully made it to the Grand Final and finished 17th. She was amongst a clutch of songs at the start of that Saturday night show that didn’t do that well so maybe it was to be expected. Nevertheless, she did get one maximum.

Authors: Riigi Ametnik, John Stanton

Source: OnEurope.biz

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