Shyqyri Alushi, a folk songwriter passed away at the age of 84. Alushi has had a very rich musical career. He has participated in all festivals and concerts organized in Shkodra as well as in all representations of folk music in Shkodra in national folk festivals and in Kosovo. During his career he has participated in several international tours such as Romania, Portugal, Turkey, France, Germany, Montenegro etc. During his life he has been honored with many important awards, among which we mention “Merited Artist”, “Career Price”, “Pride of the City”. In Shkodra, Alushi was known as the master of the Shkodra party because his music and songs were all about to touch everyone he listened to.