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Albanian renowned writer Ismail Kadare celebrates his 84th birth anniversary

Albanian renowned writer Ismail Kadare celebrates his 84th birth anniversary. Albanian President Ilir Meta congratulated the genius of Albanian letters and thought calling him the symbol of our western vocation and world-wide colossus. Meta expressed his heartfelt congratulations to Kadare, his family and the entire Albanian nation on this remarkable day, wishing him long life and new successes in his ...

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Albanian outstanding Tinka Kurti celebrates her birthday today, turning 87 

Tinka Kurti was born on December 17, 1932 in Sarajevo, Bosnia, to an Albanian father of Dukagjini of Shkodra and a Hungarian mother. Tinka Kurti first went on stage when she was only 16 years old. For several years she was active in the amateur theater in Shkodra. In 1947 she was expelled from the Artistic Lyceum of Tirana and ...

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Mentor Xhemali, a prominent lyric and folk singer of Permeti

Mentor Xhemali is a prominent lyric and folk singer of Permeti. He was raised in a family famed for their love and skillful performance of folk songs of Permeti. In 1943, like many young Albanians, he joined the ranks of the partisan army for the liberation of Albania. He took an active part in music formations of the partisan army, ...

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Albanian Bardot, actress Shpresa Berdllima passes away

Famous actress, Shpresa Berdllima has passed away at the age of 60. Berdellima had long been suffering from a serious illness.She was born in Tirana on April 11, 1959. Berdellima will be remembered for her roles in “Girls with Red Ribbons”, “Beyond the Stone Walls “, “The Warm Wind of Depths”, “When Life’s Doors Open”, “When You Break Out with ...

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Former Radio Tirana journalist Natasa Kellici passes away

Natasha Kellici (Dulaku), a former literary editor at Naim Frasheri Publishing House and a well-known former journalist of Radio Tirana, passed away. As a literary editor of novels during 1972-1974 she was was distinguished for her editing skills with a detail-oriented human eye. She edited the works of the most prominent writers, among them – Skender Drini, Dimitri Xhuvani, Teodor ...

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Rrahman Parllaku, one of the most emblematic figures of the Anti-Fascist War

Rrahman Parllaku, the General who fought fascism and defied communism, People’s Hero, and one of the most emblematic figures of the Anti-Fascist War. Rrahman Parllaku dies at the age of 100. In his century-long journey, General Parllaku lived the war and peace period, the power and the relentless persecution, challenging times and regimes, with devotion to the nation, the bravery ...

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Eno Koco, renown conductor of 44 year contribution in the RTSH Symphony Orchestra

Eno Kocho was born in Tirana, in the family of musical traditions, in 1943. He is the grandson of the Renaissance patriot Athanas Tashko (1863-1915), and the son of the prominent artist Tefta Tashko.  Eno Koco comes from Boboshtica of Korca. His father was a baritone, while his mother was a lyric soprano, a People’s Artist. At the age of ...

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Jani Ristani, one of the most famous Albanian photographers of the last century

Jani Ristani, one of the most famous Albanian photographers of the last century, was born in the village of Lliar, Zagoria, on December 16, 1913. He is distinguished for his long and varied activities, particularly documentary and historical activities. After finishing the elementary school in his birthplace, at the age of 14, he moved to Turkey (Istanbul), where his father ...

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Zef Kolombi is one of the most eminent figures among the old generation of Albanian painters

Kolombi is one of the most eminent figures among the old generation of Albanian painters. Born in Sarajevo into a family of Shkodra origin, he became an orphan in early childhood and grew up under the care of his grandmother in Shkodra. In search of work, he wandered about the streets of Italian and Yugoslav towns. With the help of ...

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Constantine of Berat, an Orthodox monk and writer

Constantine of Berat (ca. 1745 – ca. 1825), known in Albanian as Kostandin Berati or Kostë Berati, is thought to have been an Orthodox monk and writer from Berat. Some experts doubt his existence, as an author at least. He is said at any rate to have possessed a manuscript from 1764 to 1822, presumably the 154-page work now preserved in the National ...

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