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Luiz Ejlli (born July 12, 1985 in Shkodra, Albania) is a singer best known for representing Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 with the song Zjarr e Ftohtë. He failed to qualify for the finals after finishing in 14th place in the Semi Final.Read More...
Between 1991 and 2002 he attended the "Prenk Jakova" secondary school in Shkodra. In 1995, he won the Best Voice Prize in "Child National Fesitival" in Shkodra. In 1998, he participated as a soloist in the "Gold Repertoire Chorus" in Shkodra. In 1999, he was a soloist (Tenor) in "Prenk Jakova" polyphonic chorus in Shkodra. Luiz came to fame in Albania when he participated and won the Albanian version of "Idol" in Tirana. After his win, he participated in the 43rd Albanian TV Music Festival, Festivali i Këngës, which also acts as the Albanian preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Before his selection in 2005, Ejlli competed in the 'Festivali i Këngës' in 2004 with the song 'Hëna Dhe Yjet Dashurojnë'. He competed again in 2008, singing a duet with Juliana Pasha, they finished in 2nd place behind winner Kejsi Tola.