Culture

Freedom through art/ An exhibition at COD Gallery

  The Minister of Justice, Etilda Gjonaj, released the convicted women for several hours and took them to the Prime Minister’s Office, where for the first time there was an exhibition of works by women staying at the ”Ali Demi” Institution and Kavaja correction facility. From the COD room,  Gjonaj emphasized social justice and rehabilitation programs are being implemented for ...

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Albanian and Italian specialists inspect the cultural monuments

A number of cultural monuments in our country have been recently inspected by a group of Italian specialists and the National Institute of Cultural Heritage and the Regional Directorates of Cultural Heritage. The Ministry of Culture, following the earthquake of November 26, has requested the participation of foreign experts to assist the Albanian authorities in the emergency management of the ...

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Rare materials from the Congress of Lushnja exhibited at National Library

The National Library of Albania, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Congress of Lushnja (1920 -2020), brought through a rare exhibition, the latest collection from the archive, bringing to the public an important event of the history of Albania. Rare collections such as the newspaper ‘’Albania, ‘’Official Notebook’’, and other albums and studies such as ‘’Congress of ...

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Scanderbeg, the National Hero of Albania

The National Historic Museum commemorates today the 552nd death anniversary of our National Hero, Gjergj Kastriot Skenderbeu (17 January 1468). Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu, the national hero of Albanians, a great statesman, who lead the war for freedom against the ottoman invasion, for the political union of the Albanian people. He is the personification of the most important figure of the ...

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Tirana with a new logo, commemorating the 100th anniversary as capital

After  an online vote on social networks, the public has chosen the official logo, which will represent Tirana in the many activities that will take place on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the announcement of the city as capital. Over 40,000 citizens took part in the online voting, choosing among the four finalists.  The winning logo was that ...

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Albania sends its ”Delegation” at the Oscars

The movie ‘’Delegation’’, written by the late Artan Minarolli and directed by Bujar Alimani,  has been selected by the Commission of the National Cinema Center, to represent Albania at the ‘’Oscar’’ awards, for the category ‘’Best International Movie’’. After the current successes at ‘’Grand Prix’’ in Warsaw and praised as the ‘’Best Movie’’ in the Festival of Trieste, this time ...

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Arbëresh community in Italy celebrates Teofania at Piana degli Albanesi

‘’The Arbëresh community in the province of Palermo, Italy, represents every  January,  the history, culture, tradition and Arbëresh clothing preserved for generations’’, said the Minister of State for Diaspora, Pandeli Majko. The mayor and member of the Diaspora Coordination Council, Rosario Petta, points out that the organization of the ceremony is one of the most heartfelt celebrations for the community, ...

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Minister of Culture Margariti brings a fragment of ”The Missal” of Gjon Buzuku

The first book written in the Albanian language, ‘’The Missal of Gjon Buzuku’’, was finished on 5 January 1555. Centuries passed since this book came in our times as a precious heritage of Albanian culture. The Minister of Culture, Elva Margariti, on the occasion of this anniversary, brought one fragment from this book, written on its original dialect: The book ...

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Ministry of Culture commemorates the birth anniversary of Kadri Roshi

Minister of Culture, Elva Margariti commemorated the legend of the stage, Kadri Roshi, on his 96th birth anniversary. ‘’96 years since the birth of the renowned Albanian actor, Kadri Roshi. A legend of the stage and screen, he will always be remembered by the movie productions and theatre, for his roles that will never be forgotten’’- she declared. Kadri Roshi ...

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Kadare was awarded the National Order ‘ Grand Officer of Legion of Honor’ by Macron

The Albanian writer was awarded the National Order ‘ Grand Officer of Legion of Honor’ on January 31 by a special decree of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. French state was the first promoter of the Albanian writer in the international arena, starting in 1970, when Kadare published in French the novel “The General of the Dead Army”. Ismail ...

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