Filipino singer sings “Valsi i Lumturisë” by Vaçe Zela

By: Fitim Salihu    July 3, 2014

Born in 1979 in the Philippines, Virginia Sanchez also known as “La Ghie” is a popular Filipina singer in Dubai, UAE. Gigi became famous in the music industry after winning different prestigious local singing competitions.

The famous song of the Albanian music diva Vaçe Zela, “Valsi i Lumturisë” is sung by Filipina singer La Ghia, who lives in Dubai.  She is fascinated with the voice of the Albanian singer.  She has performed some of Zela’s song and has expressed a desire to visit Albania.

She has sang other Albanian songs and posted them on You Tube and attracting viewers from Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia. She sang the famous Albanian song “Moj E Bukura” and was praised for her performance despite the language barrier.

Currently, she is the vocalist of the band “Aegis of Dubai”, a group of foreign musicians living in the Arab country.  Check out her webpage for more infromation HERE

Fitim Salihu

Fitim Salihu holds a bachelor degree from University of Prishitna in Political Science. Currently resides in Gjilan, and is a freelance contributor at He led the student organization named “ "Students Political Club" and is an active member of civil society in Gjilan.

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