Tourism

Touristic season 2018 : A new ferry added for the exploration of the Albanian Riviera

Vlora’s bay is one of the splendid attractions of the Albanian Riviera, and lately a new ferry boat has been put in disposal of the tourists, in order to explore the excellent destinations that the south of the country offers. Pm Edi Ram posted a video on his Facebook page, showing footage of the ferry, sailing across Vlora’s bay. ‘’ ...

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”Opera Jeans”, the sound that filled Vlora’s coast

Pm Edi Rama posted on his Facebook page a video of the event ‘’Opera in Jeans’’ , which is being held in the city of Vlora, in ‘’Lungomare’’ promenade. The concert the troupe of Opera and Ballet Theatre comes as a novelty of the Calendar of 500 entertaining activities that will be organized during the coast this summer. ‘’Vlora, a ...

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Tropoja district

Tropoja is a small and beautiful district located in the northeast of Albania, bordered by Kosovo with about 8000 inhabitants. Archaeological evidence found in the area, such as castles or tumuli show that the area was populated since the ancient times. Tourism in Tropoja has been increased tremendously in the latest years. In the northern of Tropoja, you may find Valbona ...

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Albania ranked among the travel destinations for 2018, according to ”TravelNews”

The Swiss magazine ‘’TravelNews’’ that is dedicated to professional tourism and traveling enthusiasts, ranked Albania in its calendar of must-visit countries. ‘’TravelNews’’ associated Albania with the month of June, and ranked our country with some of the most special attractions of the planet. Albania, has a shoreline in the Adriatic and the Ionian sea, is cheaper than Croatia and receives ...

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Tourism: 1.4 million foreign tourists visited Albania in the last 5 months

The number of foreign visitors to Albania increased again in May, following the slowdown recorded in April. According to the Institute of Statistics, the number of foreign nationals who visited Albania increased by 10% compared to May last year. During the first five months of the year, Albania was visited by 1.4 million foreign tourists, undergoing an increase of 8% ...

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Yachts and ferry boats’ number entering Albanian ports increased by 30%

According to the data of the General Maritime Directorate, it turns out that during the first half of 2018 the number of yachts and tourist ships that have entered the Albanian ports has increased by 30 %. Although the peak months of the July-August tourist season have not started yet, 508 yachts and sailing ships as well as 43 tourist ferries ...

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”Scanderbeg” square wins the prestigious award ”Public Urban Space 2018”

‘’Scanderbeg’’ square has received the prestigious European award for the ‘’ Public Urban Space 2018’’. The award was given by the Cultural Center in Barcelona, one of the 6 most important European institutions of architecture and design, and the praise was given by the architect Olga Tarraso, head of the renowned international jury. ‘’Scanderbeg’’ square was selected among 279 projects ...

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PM Edi Rama: ”100 villages” will attract emigrants to invest their savings in Albania

Pm Edi Rama, during the joint meeting with all the representatives of the friends of Albania, considered the program ‘’100 villages’’ as a new cooperation way for the National Program for the Villages, for a successful model for rural development. ‘’100 villages’’ program is considered not only as a development model for overcoming economic difficulties , but also as a ...

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Albanian classical painting

The Albanian school of painting was set up in the early decades of the XXth century with the masterpieces of Kolë Idromeno (1860-1939) of Shkodra, Spiro Xega (1876-1953) of Korça, and Andrea Kushi (1884-1959) and Simon Rrota (1887-1961) of Shkodra. Among other well-known classical painters of the XXth century are: Vangjush Mio (1891-1957), Abdurrahim Buza (1905-1986), Zef Kolombi (1907-1949), Sadik ...

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Serenades, a precious asset of Korca

Korca the little Paris of Albania is also distinguished for the serenades which have played an indisputable role in the spiritual world of Korca citizens. They originated from Cephalonia in Greece. Korça young people embraced this novelty of European light music in our country. With the establishment of official cultural associations such as the “Rilindja” or “Korrara Djeruria” club “Lyra” ...

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