(Tirana, 1981)


Born in Albania in 1981 in a family of classical musicians - her father Edmond Lila is a tenor – she early becomes a famous pop-rock singer, and her talent was discovered by the composer Valentin Veizi during the Festival for Children in Tirana in 1996. When she's only 15 years old, she won the Albanian National Song Festival with the song "Pyes Lotin", composed by Valentin Veizi; the same success will be repeated in the 36th edition of the festival with the song: "Jashte urrejtjes."


In a few years, she gave hundreds of concerts and participated in several television and radio broadcasts; in 1997, when she tragically lost her mother, she moved to Italy, leading a normal life as a student, while in the Balkans is a famous pop star.


In 1999 she was elected by a television poll "best Albanian singer of the century."


In 2003 she debuted at the Sanremo Festival with the song Valeria and in 2007 she came back with Il senso della vita.


In Italy she has published some singles and the album Elsa (BMG Ricordi, 2003).


In December 2008 she presented the 47th Festival I Këngës in Tirana and she performed in a duet with Enrico Ruggeri  the song Fluturimi i fundit, included in the soundtrack of the movie East West East - Final sprint by the Albanian  director Gjergj Xhuvani and published the following year in the album All in – L’ultima follia di Enrico Ruggeri.

In March 2012, she participated in the first edition of the "three days" of the 100 cellos at the Teatro Valle Occupato, performing her song Moj e Bukura Moré, inspired by ancient melodies of her country, that will be published by Egea Music into the cd "100 Cellos con Giovanni Sollima".


Two months later, the Sicilian musician invited her to interpret the Bachiana brasileira n. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos at Parco della Musica in Rome, accompanied by an ensemble directed by him.