The Embassy of Italy in Albania in cooperation with the Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA) presented on Thursday the universal exhibition Expo Milano 2015 in Tirana. On the occasion, a ceremony was held in the premises on the Italian Embassy. Expo Milano 2015 is among the most prestigious promotional events in the world. This edition will kick off in Milan, Italy on May 1 and is going to run open until October 31. It is expected that Expo Milano 2015 will have more than 20 million visitors.
Albania is going to have its pavilion in this event focused on “Our Food, Our Story, Our Mystery…” theme. With its participation at Expo Milano 2015, Albania is strongly committed to the ambitions of “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life,” and to create partnerships that will promote Albania’s traditional cultural identity and develop its agriculture and organic farming, with new measures of production and trade. Albania will participate inside the Bio-Mediterraneum Cluster, offering to the international visitors a great opportunity to experience its natural beauty and its cuisine, but also, the productivity and creativity of its regions, its history and particular products.
“The cuisine of Albania represents a fusion of Mediterranean, Balkan and European influences, offering high nutritional value and unique flavors. Albanian gastronomy can be nominally divided according to its northern, central and southern regions, each offering traditional specialties and each with their own folklore. In Albania, food means pleasure, culture, conviviality and hospitality, a sacred virtue in Albania. Albanians say “my house is the house of my guest” and hospitality has been always be related to the idea of food, hearth and house,” says in the presentation of Albania at the official website of Expo Milano 2015.
News Source: ATA