Juliana Pasha

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Juliana Pasha
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Background information
Born (1980-05-20) 20 May 1980 (age 36)
Burrel, Albania
Origin Burrel, Albania
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer

Juliana Pasha (born 20 May 1980, Burrel, Albania) is an Albanian singer. In 2010 she won Honorary Citizen Award of Burrel from the mayor of the city. After she went into Eurovision in 2010 she won the first prize in the festival "Kenga Magjike" with the song called "Sa e shite zemren". She was a mentor and judge on the first series of Albania and Kosovo's version of The X Factor.

Eurovision 2010[edit]

Juliana Pasha performing "It's All About You" at Bærum

On 27 December 2009, Pasha won the national final to represent Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. She had previously taken part in the 2007 and 2008 festivals, placing 3rd and 2nd respectively with "Qielli i ri" and "Një jetë", the latter a duet with Luiz Ejlli. In the contest, she qualified to the final, where she performed fifteenth, following the Turkish representants MaNga and preceding Iceland's Hera Björk, and placed 16th out of 25 contestants, receiving 62 points, which included a 12-point set from Macedonia.

Personal life[edit]

Pasha announced she will release a Christian CD in Albanian and English soon. When the media asked her how important religion is for her – she said it is very important because she believes in God and that she is here because of his help.[1] She has also been involved in a project called Hanna (PH), who are fighting to remove the blood vengeance tradition in Albania.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Eurovision Song Contest 2010

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2010 "It's All About You" Contestant 16th

Festivali i Këngës

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1999 "Degjoji zerat e larget" Best Vocal Won
2007 "Një qiell i ri" Main Competition 3rd
2008 "Një jetë (ft.Luiz Ejlli)" Main Competition 2nd
2009 "It's All About You" First Prize Won

Kënga Magjike

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Ti Une" Çesk Zadeja Prize Won
2008 "1000 Arsye" Critic Prize Won
2010 "Sa e shite zemren (ft.Luiz Ejlli)" First Prize Won
2012 "Diamant" Best Vocal Won
Third Prize Won
2015 "Vullkan" Best Vocal Won
Third Prize Won

Kult Award

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 "Vullkan" Best Song of the Year Nominated


  1. ^ "Oslo 2010 Live: press conference coverage day six!". escdaily.com. Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Frøysnes, Astrid (26 May 2010). "Albanias MGP-finalist aktiv i kampen mot blodhevn". Norea Mediemisjon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kejsi Tola
with Carry Me in Your Dreams
Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Aurela Gaçe
with Kënga ime