Eleni is given a Tirana key by its Mayor, Erion Veliaj

Eleni is given a Tirana key by its Mayor, Erion Veliaj

Not content being key in taking Cyprus to Second Place and therefore the island nation’s best ever result. Eleni Foureira is honoured with the Key to the city of Tirana, the capital city of Albania. The country of Eleni’s birth.

Eleni Foureira was born in the city of Fier in South West Albania,100 kilometres (62 Miles) south of Tirana. Likewise the city is also the place of birth of fellow 2018 entrant Ermal Meta who sang “Non Mi Avete Fatto Niente” with Fabrizio Moro for Italy and came in Fifth Place with 308 points, three places behind Eleni.

Eleni recieved they key from the Mayor of Tirana, Eriton Veliaj after performing in a concert in Tirana, sponsored by Coca-Cola alongside Eugent Bushpepa who participated for Albania in 2018 with the song “Mall” finishing in Eleventh Place with 184 points.

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