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Experts Restore 10 Icons at Korca’s Medieval Museum
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Experts Restore 10 Icons at Korca’s Medieval Museum

TIRANA, April 8 Ten valuable byzantine-style icons have been restored recently by expert restorers at the Museum of Medieval Art in Korca. Among them are ‘Raising of Lazarus’, St. George of Ioannina, St. Mary, etc. The icons were restored at the premises on the museum lab. The conservation and promotion of our cultural heritage is...

Looters Plunder Albania’s Sunken Treasures, AFP Reports
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Looters Plunder Albania’s Sunken Treasures, AFP Reports

TIRANA, November 21 AFP news agency says Albania’s coastline has become a magnet for treasure hunters looking for sunken relics. In a recently published story, the French news agency highlights the irreversible damage done to seabed wealth in the Adriatic and Ionian seas. “Much of this wealth resting at the depth of 20-30 meters (66-99...

Youth in Old Places, Celebrating Day for Monuments and Sites
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Youth in Old Places, Celebrating Day for Monuments and Sites

TIRANA, April 18 April 18 is marked worldwide as the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Several activities are held today in all the archeological sites, national parks, and monuments throughout Albania in order to raise awareness among young people on the importance of cultural heritage. The Institute of Cultural Monuments informs that entrance in...

How to Enhance e-tourism in Albania-Greece Cross-Border Area?
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How to Enhance e-tourism in Albania-Greece Cross-Border Area?

TIRANA, July 15 E-tourism in the cross-border region Albania-Greece was the main topic of the final conference of the EU-funded project “Network Creation and Promotion of Castles – NetCastle” held in Tirana on Thursday. NetCastle project, co-financed from IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Programme “Greece – Albania 2007-2013”, aims at enhancing the cultural heritage in the cross-border...