President decrees October 13 as new elections date

President decrees October 13 as new elections date

TIRANA, June 27 – Albanian President Ilir Meta decreed on Thursday noon October 13 as the new date for local elections.  Meta stressed at a press conference where he also presented the decree that he hopes the October elections will

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How to read the upcoming boycott

How to read the upcoming boycott

Alba Cela Faced with two political sides that are increasingly starting to resemble boisterous street gangs, Albanians are voicing their decision to stay away from the ballot box on June 30. The opposition has not moved an inch away from

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Editorial: Sham elections: the day after

Editorial: Sham elections: the day after

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL  In the first elections after World War II, precisely on December 2, 1945, ordinary Albanian citizens could cast their vote by inserting beads in a box. They had to hold the bead clenched in their fists and

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Vau i Dejes DP mayor dismissed for alleged electoral violence

Vau i Dejes DP mayor dismissed for alleged electoral violence

TIRANA, June 28 – Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Friday the dismissal of the Mayor of Vau i Dejës Zef Hila, former Democratic Party representative, following violent events on Thursday in Bushat, where a group of protesters threw

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Restoration of St. Constantine Church starts

Restoration of St. Constantine Church starts

TIRANA, June 27- The restoration atelier “Conservation of mural painting in the church of St. Constantine and Helena” is taking place in Berat. This atelier will last two weeks starting June 24 to July 5. This church welcomed 11 participants

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Ministry of Culture organizes the Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage workshop

Ministry of Culture organizes the Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage workshop

TIRANA, June 27- The Ministry of Culture has organized and conducting the “Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage and its community-based inventory” workshop which lasts for a few days and ends tomorrow. This workshop is financially supported by the Sofia Regional Center,

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Fashion students exhibit their works at FAB

Fashion students exhibit their works at FAB

TIRANA, June 27- The annual exhibition of Textile and Fashion students with opfashion diplomas was opened at the FAB gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts. The exhibition is curated by professor Najada Hamza and centers on optical art, which

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Artistic tour “Here comes Theatre” starts

Artistic tour “Here comes Theatre” starts

TIRANA, June 27- The numerous activities that the National Center for Children’s Culture and Puppet Theater has developed throughout the season, have greatly increased the number of spectators but mostly the desire of children to be always present in all

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Kosovo trade war exacerbates

Kosovo trade war exacerbates

TIRANA, June 26- The Kosovo Producers’ Club (KPC) has reacted to the decision taken by North Macedonia to stop the import of fish from Kosovo, a ban on the import regulations where the third country list is banned from importing

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Albania loses war with Serbia on a 10-year eurobond

Albania loses war with Serbia on a 10-year eurobond

TIRANA, June 27- Serbia lately managed to successfully emit a 10-year Eurobond worth 1 billion euros versus a 1.6 percent interest. According to the auction data, the low interest rate was dictated by the high demand of investors to buy

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