Nikollë Nikprelaj

Nikollë Nikprelaj (born 16 May 1960) is an Albanian singer from Tuzi, Montenegro. Nikolle began his professional career in his late teens. He is now the lead singer for the Albanian folk group "Besa Trieshit", which has won first place in Albanian concerts and festivals in Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania. Nikprelaj plays several traditional instruments, including the lahuta, çiftelia, sharkia, and the bylbyli (flute).[1] He plays traditional Albanian music featuring his instruments and vocals.[2]

Këngetari
Nikollë Nikprelaj
Born (1960-05-16) 16 May 1960 (age 62)
Tuzi, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia
OriginTriesh
GenresAlbanian folkloric

Nikprelaj took second place in the song contest Polifestit 2008 and the RTV21 award for his song "Syrin mos ia shkel" (translated "Eye Not to Tread").[3] He also performs concerts to provide humanitarian aid to organizations benefiting children with special needs.<ref>Gjokaj, Muhammad (26 October 2009). "Humanitarian Concerts by Nikollë Nikprelaj" (in Albanian). Malesia Forum. Retrieved 28 January 2010.<

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Në maje t'bjeshkëve të Malësisë ('On top of the mountains of Malësia')
  • Oj Lulja e Malësisë ('Oh flower of Malësia', referring to a girl)
  • Dora e pajtimit ('The hands of conformism')
  • Nuk kem tjetër vec një nënë ('We don't have no other, but one mother')
  • Endërra ime ('My dream')
  • U knoft hymni gjithëkombëtar ('May the national anthem be sung to all its natives')
  • Fukaraja ('Poor person', referring to poor in love)
  • Pa titull ('Without a title')
  • Çlirimtarët kokë për tokë ('Liberators' heads to the ground')
  • Folk 2000 ('Folk 2000')
  • Ti s'ke shpirt ('You don't have a soul')
  • Live ('Live')
  • Ndal ('Stop')
  • Kangë dhe Potpuri Dasmash ('Wedding Songs and Mix') (2009)
  • Hidhe Vallen ('Jump Dance') (2010)
  • Ani, Ani ('Ok, Ok') (2012)
  • Dasma Jonë ('Our Wedding') (2013)
  • Këngë e Atmosferë ('Songs and Atmosphere') (2014)

Zemren Ma Ke Thy (2018)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography and discography-Nikollë Nikprelaj" (in Albanian). Illyrian.com. 17 September 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  2. ^ Sinclair, David (7 June 1997). "Music Acts as a Healing Force in the Balkins". Billboard. p. 92. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Second Night "Polifestit 2008": Violeta Kukaj takes first prize". Kosova Sot (in Albanian). 14 June 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2010.

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