Hersiana Matmuja, otherwise known as Herciana Matmuja or just Hersi is an Albanian singer/songwriter, and represented her home country, Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 following her win at the 52nd Festivali i Këngës with the song "Zemërimi i një nate". However, RTSH switched to English and she sang One Night's Anger.
She failed to make it to the final, and so she finished 15th in the first semi final, with 22 points.
Festivali i Këngës
Hersi Matmuja was born on 1 February 1990 in Kukës, a city in northern Albania, but she moved with her family to Tiranë, the Albanian capital city, when she was 5. She started singing at the age of 8 and participated in many festivals being a child, also in the talent show Ethet e së premtes mbrëma, where she was one of the 10 finalists.
Matmuja participated 5 times in the Festivali i Këngës:
- 2006 (finishing in tenth place),
- 2010 (eleventh place),
- 2011 (last with 0 points and together with 6 other artists),
- 2012 (third place)
- 2013 (winner).