Eurovision 2022: Albania - Ronela Hajati
Updated: Mar 3
"Unë jam diell nuk jam hije.
Ti i je i imi, djalë prej Shqipërie.
Hej, a i kujton ato netë?
Mbetën vetëm secret."
Ronela Hajati was born on 2 September 1989. She is an Albanian singer, songwriter, and dancer, born and raised in Tirana.
She began performing in various singing and dancing competitions as a child before pursuing a career in music. Hajati studied both ballet and piano during her elementary school years. She also participated in a series of Albanian singing and dancing competitions. Hajati continued her early career with participating in various music events. She rose to significant prominence in the Albanian-speaking Balkans upon the release of the acclaimed single "Mala Gata" in May 2013. In late 2013, she participated in the 15th edition of Kënga Magjike with the song "Mos ma lsho", which earned her the Internet Award in the grand finale.
Hajati is noted for her versatility in music, style and interpretation. She is primarily characterized as a pop artist, although she has been experimenting with different music genres, including R&B and reggae.
She has named the American musician Michael Jackson as her idol and one of her biggest musical influences. Hajati is also a fan of the Puerto Rican musician Ricky Martin and attended his concert in New York City in October 2021.
After winning the 60th edition of Festivali i Këngës in 2021, she was designated as the Albanian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. She will represent Albania for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Sekret".
Link of the Eurovision Song : htwww.youtube.com/watch?v=iMu47raqbcc