Lushnja launches 10th edition of Folk Festival

Lushnja launches 10th edition of Folk Festival

TIRANA, May 30- The National Typologic Folk Festival of Traditional Original Dance launched its tenth edition at the city of Lushnja. Eight competing groups participated in this edition, while three other groups greeted the public. This year’s festival brought over

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Armaldo Kllogjeri to hold recital at Tirana’s Amphitheatre

Armaldo Kllogjeri to hold recital at Tirana’s Amphitheatre

TIRANA, May 30- Renowned tenor Armaldo Kllogjeri, who is held as one of the most beautiful and powerful voices of Albanian opera art, will hold the concert “E lucevan le stelle” today at the stage of Tirana’s amphitheater. The recital

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Xhubleta, a forgotten treasure of cultural identity

Xhubleta, a forgotten treasure of cultural identity

TIRANA, May 27- Historian Jaho Brahaj has written how the traditional clothing xhubleta is itself an exhibition with cult and mythological symbols of our culture and our national cultural identity. He wonders whether any of our statesmen will ever design

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Albanian integrates çifteli at the Hamburg Philharmonic

Albanian integrates çifteli at the Hamburg Philharmonic

TIRANA, May 29- Hava Bekteshi who works as an economist at Neustadt near Hamburg, Germany, has migrated from Macedonia to Germany with her parents when she was 14 years old. Albanian autochthonous music and our most famous instrument the çifteli,

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“Onufri” Museum to implement audio guides

“Onufri” Museum to implement audio guides

TIRANA, May 29- The National Iconic Museum “Onufri” in Berat introduced the digital audio guide system on April 23. The Ministry of Culture announced that the audio guide system introduces a new digital model in Albania in order to encourage

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Culture Ministry freezes translation and composition funds

Culture Ministry freezes translation and composition funds

TIRANA, May 26- In its book policy the Ministry of Culture has opened a fund for literary creativity and translation for several years. But this year is accompanied by delays in the call for which the ministry needs to make

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“It is forbidden not to touch!”

“It is forbidden not to touch!”

TIRANA, May 25- The National History Museum and the Institute for blind children “Ramazan Kabashi” organized a collaborative activity titled “It is forbidden not to touch,” with the aim of promoting the rights of children with sight disabilities, as well

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Kosovo-Serbia trade war exacerbates

Kosovo-Serbia trade war exacerbates

TIRANA, May 27-  Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met two days ago with representatives of the Serbian List with whom he discussed the measures Serbia will take against Kosovo due to the tax on Serbian goods. He warned of stringent measures

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Albanian tourism suffers for basic services

Albanian tourism suffers for basic services

TIRANA, May 29- One of the pressing issues these days that is scaring foreign tourists away are the political tensions and the violent portrayals in the capital by international media. Although this turmoil is confined only in Tirana, touristic villages

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More families go out of the economic aid program

More families go out of the economic aid program

TIRANA, May 28- According to data lately published by  the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and referring to the State Social Service, 54 thousand Albanian households were receiving economic aid by the end of 2018. This is the lowest number

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