Culture

Ermonela Jaho, candidate for UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Minister of Culture Mirela Kumbaro officially presented the candidacy of the world-renowned Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho as Ambassador of the Goodwill in UNESCO, to put her name, voice and fame into the service of UNESCO’s causes and projects.A�She emphasized that it would be in the honor of the Organization to engage a woman and an artist of this level to ...

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Take a look round Kala, Albania’s first International Music Festival

France and Canada have both laid claims to their own Riviera, spawning luxury holiday resorts in the former and a dance music movement in the latter that has sent ripples round the world. Albania doesna��t immediately spring to mind as another of these destinations, but hidden away to the east of Italy sits a pristine coastline largely untouched by tourism ...

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Rita Ora electrified the public as she performed in Tirana

The renowned international singer Rita Ora performed in Tirana on Sunday evening, part of a huge show organized by theA� Municipality of Tirana. The fans filled the entire a�?a��Scanderbega��a�� square, waiting for Ora to perform her music, which is very popular among the youth of Albania and not only. The moment she stood up the stage, the public welcomed her ...

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The transformed Amphitheatre at the Lake Park opens its gates for the public

The famous open Amphitheatre at the Lake Park in Tirana will be inaugurated this evening, at an event full of surprises, organized by the Municipality of Tirana. In his Twitter account, Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj published a photo of his when he was a kid, visiting for the first time the amphitheatre. a�?a��For the first time at the Amphitheatre ...

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Ferdinand Deda, an icon of Albanian music and composition

Ferdinant Deda was bornA� in the town of Peqin on February 5, 1941. After graduating from the Music School in Tirana, he went to Prague in 1960, where he studied at the Prague Music Academy; in 1962 he continued his studies in Tirana. As a student, he has conducted concerts for A�the Radio Tirana Symphony Orchestra and the Albanian state ...

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”Space Zero”, the successful Albanian project in the annual Venice Biennale

With a symbolic known onto an old typical Tirana door, the capital of Albania announced the opening of the 16th edition of the Architecture Biennale in Venice, for the foreign personalities of art and architecture and for many Albanian and foreign artlovers. Accompanied by the Minister of Culture, Mirela Kumbaro and the Albanian ambassador to Italia, Anila Bitri, Mayor of ...

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AleksandA�r Stavre Drenova, renowned Albanian patriot and poet

AleksandA�r Stavre Drenova, best known under hisA�pen nameA�Asdreni, was one of the most well-knownA�AlbanianA�poets and renowned Albanian patriot. A�One of his most recognizable poems is the Albanian National Anthem,A�a�?a�� Himni i Flamurita��a��. Born in the village ofA�DrenovA�, in 11 April 1872, nearA�Korca, he studied at aA�GreekA�school in his village. His father passed away A�when he was just thirteen. In 1885, ...

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Gjirokastra to undergo second phase of ”Urban Renaissance”

Gjirokastra is one of the cities in Albania that went through the Urban Renaissance and now the second phase of the works in the framework of this program will be reactivated in September, after the end of the touristic season. The first phase of the program saw the intervention in 10 residential blocks at the Bazaar Pass. Pm Edi Rama ...

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Ermal Meta and Rita Ora will perform in Tirana

June will start in the best possible way for the citizens of Tirana. Two super events will take place on the 1st and 3rd of June, when Ermal Meta and Rita Ora will bring an unforgettable experience , and together with other artists of the Albanian stage, will perform for the public during two nights that will be remembered for ...

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The ”Pyramid” will turn into a multi-functional center for the youth

  The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, presented the project for the revitalization and transformation of the Pyramid of Tirana, into a large multifunctional center for the youth. Mayor Veliaj declared that this project will completely change the current building, putting it in service of innovation, technology, art and culture, not only in Albania, but to the entire region. Present ...

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