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Southern Region to Benefit from World Bank Funded Project
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Southern Region to Benefit from World Bank Funded Project

TIRANA, July 25 Specific projects in four cities, Berat, Permet, Gjirokastra, and Saranda will be implemented in the frame of the Project for Integrated Urban and Tourism Development (PIUTD) by the Albanian Development Fund. The Government of Albania has received financing from the World Bank (WB) for PIUTD. The purpose of this project is to...

Op/Ed: Gjirokaster Folklore Festival
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Op/Ed: Gjirokaster Folklore Festival

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. The original article was written by Nick St. Oegger and published at Stoeggerphotography.com. Photos are captured by Nick St Oegger. The Gjirokaster National Folklore Festival (Festivali Folklorik Kombëtar i Gjirokastrës) is one of Albania’s most important cultural events, held every five years atop Gjirokaster’s ancient fortress. The...

Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists
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Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists

The stone city of Gjirokaster has welcomed more than 2400 Polish tourists only during July, according to the data published by Touristic Office of the Gjirokastra Minucipality. Apparently, Polish people are very curious to know more about the ancient history of this city and to see from near the living traces of history and architecture....

Six years ago, Berati was inclused in the Unesco list
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Six years ago, Berati was inclused in the Unesco list

June 8th is a very important date for Berat city. Exactly six years ago the city was included in the prestigious world heritage list of Unesco on 8th July 2008. Many local authorities, citizens and visitors celebrated the sixth anniversary of city’s inclusion in the world heritage list. The Regional Directory of National Culture held...