This Festival took place in Tirana on 27, 28 and 29 October 2005 in the Academy of the Fine Arts. 76 singers from four continents took place in this Festival, competing in two phases. The first phase took place in May-June 2005, and it qualified 18 singers to continue their competition during the 3 days of the Festival.
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Academy of Arts with Martin Andre (UK) as conductor accompanied the singers. The three concerts were broadcast LIVE on the Albanian Public Television through a terrestrial and a satellite broadcast in Europe and North America.
This Festival introduced a new additional price, which was called “Singer of the Future: InvaMula”, which was offered by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports.
During the three concerts of this Festival, many Albanian distinguished artists were invited to perform. Through their performance, they demonstrated high levels of interpretation in the genres of music and ballet. Like in the past, this Festival attracted the special attention of printed and electronic media. They prepared 62 news articles and TV reports, ranking this Festival as one of the highest levels of the Albanian stage.