Andri Xhahu

Albanian broadcaster

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Andri Xhahu
Miremengjes fundjave rtsh.jpg
Xhahu as presenter of "Mirëmëngjes fundjavë" on RTSH, 2017
Born
Andri Xhahu

(1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 34)
OccupationPresenter, journalist, host
Years active2003–present

Andri Xhahu (born 30 April 1987 in Tirana, Albania) is an Albanian television and radio presenter, host and editor, who works for RTSH (Albanian Radio and Television). Since 2012 he has been the Albanian commentator and the spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest. He has appeared at many past Eurovision Song Contests.[1]

Career

Xhahu began his career in 2003 hosting "Koha tendencë" on Radio Koha. Soon afterwards, he moved to Radio Tirana. Having become popular through the radio evening shows, he went on to host various radio shows: "Nata nuk do t'ja dijë", "Bisedë me zë të ulët", "Deri në pikë të fundit", "Hapur".

Since 2008, Xhahu has hosted the radio broadcast "Gjithçka Shqip". The show airs everyday from 16.00-17.00pm and combines a mixture of the latest Albanian music, chat and celebrity guests. In 2015 "Gjithçka Shqip" was nominated by Info Media Albania and won "Best showbiz programme".

Andri Xhahu also wrote for magazines. As a journalist, he worked for two years (2011-2013) in Jeta magazine.

Since 2012, he is the commentator and the spokesperson of the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2012 and from 2015-2021 Xhahu commentated the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Since 2013, Xhahu is the commentator of the Sanremo Music Festival. In 2015, he commentated the Eurovision Young Dancers.

Radio and TV shows

References

  1. ^ "Familiar Faces to Look Out for Tonight". Eurovoix. 13 May 2017.
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