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Govt Grants National Chamber of Handicraft Lek 35.5mln
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Govt Grants National Chamber of Handicraft Lek 35.5mln

TIRANA, July 12 The Council of Ministers adopted a decision on the financial subvention of the National Chamber of Handicraft with Lek 35.5 million. The National Chamber of Handicraft is a new body created during the recent years. It is an organization of the Albanian handicraftsmen and represents the joint interests of its members. On...

The Legend of Kelmendi Tribe
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The Legend of Kelmendi Tribe

The legend of the founding of the Kelmendi tribe in the mountains of northern Albania is preserved, in one version, by the German scholar Johann Georg von Hahn who heard it from a Father Gabriel in Shkodra in 1850. Translated from the German by Robert Elsie. Many years ago, there was a rich herdsman in the...

Electronic Ticket System Inaugurated in Six Most Visited Heritage Sites
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Electronic Ticket System Inaugurated in Six Most Visited Heritage Sites

TIRANA, October 11 Empowering museums through technology, a project on electronic ticket machines for six culture and heritage sites in Albania was inaugurated on Tuesday by the Ministry of Culture and the Albanian-American Development Fund. The project with a value of $512,000 aims to amplify the unique value of these museums by merging cultural heritage...

Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage
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Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage

TIRANA, October 2 Albanians and international visitors had the opportunity to access for free all the museums, natural parks, castles, archeological parks, and galleries from September 28th to the 1st of October in the frame of the National Day of Cultural Heritage and the European Heritage Days (EHD). Awareness raising events were organized in cultural...