|Native name||خديجة قالانجو|
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Qalanjo was born in Somalia.
She was the first Miss Somalia.
Qalanjo's onstage performances often featured seductive hip-swaying and elaborate hand-gesturing. Her songs usually dealt with the pangs and joys of love unrequited, lost and regained.
Popular songs by Qalanjo include:
- Caashaqa Sal iyo Baar
- Ragga iyo Haweenkuba
- Soohor Caashaqa – duet with Hasan Adan Samatar
- Diriyam – in 2016 a cover was made by the Ethiopian Jano Band.
- Diiriye, Anwar Maxamed (2006). Literature of Somali onomastics & proverbs with comparison of foreign sayings. Gobaad Communications & Press. ISBN 0-9726615-1-4.
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