Albania devoted its Eurovision song to the bus crash victims (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 23 /Trend/
Albania's song at first Semi-Finals of Eurovision-2012 is devoted to the people who died in the bus crash in Albania yesterday, Rona Nishliu said at the at the press conference after the voting of the first Semi-Finals of Eurovision-2012, Trend reported.
"I always believed in myself and I consider Eurovision contest a platform," she said.
Nishliu added that she was very happy to be given opportunity to represent Albania at this contest.
"I wanted to share my inner voice with everyone, and Baku Crystal Hall allowed me to do that," she said.
In the Finals, Albania will perform under #3.
Moments ago first Semi-Final of the Eurovision-2012 song contest has finished.
The participants from Romania (Mandinga), Moldova (Pasha Perfeny), Iceland (Greta Salome & Jonsi), Hungary (Compact Disco), Denmark (Soluna Samay), Albania (Rona Nishliu), Cyprus (Ivi Adamou), Greece (Eleftheria Eleftheriou), Russia (Buranovskie Babushki), Ireland (Jedward) reached the final following the first semifinal of Eurovision-2012 song contest in Baku today.
As a result of the voting, Eurovision participants from Montenegro, Latvia, Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, Israel, San Marino, Austria left the contest.
The second semi-final will be held on May 24 and the grand final on May 26. Eighteen more countries will participate in the second Semi-Final of the contest on May 24.