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The Legacy of Kristaq Sotiri, Master of Photography
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The Legacy of Kristaq Sotiri, Master of Photography

TIRANA, February 29 “When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” -Ted Grant- Two days ago was the death anniversary of Albanian biologists and scientist Sabiha Kasimati, who was arrested by the communist regime under false accusation and brutally executed...

Museum, Castles & Archaeological Parks, What Were the Most Visited in 2019
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Museum, Castles & Archaeological Parks, What Were the Most Visited in 2019

TIRANA, January 31 Archeological parks were the most visited cultural travel destinations in Albania during 2019. Official data released by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirm that archeological parks won over museums and castles and other monuments of culture. All together, castles, museums, archeological parks, and monuments of cultures attracted 1,065,081 visitors or 6.7 percent...

Voskopoja Declared Historic Ensmble
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Voskopoja Declared Historic Ensmble

TIRANA, January 30 The small village of Voskopoja was declared Historic Ensemble based on a decision adopted by the Albanian Council of Ministers on Wednesday. Voskopoja is located between Gora and Opari, 20 km away from Korca. The village is surrounded by high hills covered in fern vegetation. The village is known for its healing...

Don’t Miss Korca This Christmas
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Don’t Miss Korca This Christmas

TIRANA, December 24 While every Albanian city is dressed with its finest decoration, none competes with Korca when it comes to getting into the Christmas spirit. The romantic south-eastern city guarantees snowy nights, happy thoughts and warm memories to replace bad ones from the recent events. Snow and Christmas decorations offer a special wintery atmosphere....

Albanians’ Favorite Travel Destinations for 2018
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Albanians’ Favorite Travel Destinations for 2018

TIRANA, October 31 The most popular vacation destination for Albanians in 2018 was their homeland. The Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) unveiled on Thursday the findings from the Family Tourism Poll on Travel and Tourism. The analysis comes from a survey of 10,240 private households. The values considered are for personal and business travel and...

Sweet Farm Unifies 200 Apple Farmers in Korca
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Sweet Farm Unifies 200 Apple Farmers in Korca

TIRANA, October 14 Over 200 apple farmers in Korca have unified their businesses in one single farm that produces 15 apple varieties. The farm consists of 20 hectares of utilized agricultural area and the initial investment was made by a returnee from Canada. Besides the fact that such a large farm would help farmers to...

Raki Festival, on its Second Edition Gathered Visitors to Boboshtica
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Raki Festival, on its Second Edition Gathered Visitors to Boboshtica

TIRANA, August 16 Boboshtica, the village that promoted tourism in Korca, through the traditional recipes, is known also for the production of the alcoholic drink, mulberry raki. Now, that the fruit of mulberry is ripe, the local inhabitants have started to collect it, to then produce the famous raki, known for its quality and curative...

Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019
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Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019

TIRANA, May 31 The best way to explore Albania like a local is by joining community festivals across the country. From celebrating crafts, art, to food and nature, local festivals are a source of fun for people of all ages. Have a look at the list of the upcoming local events for 2019 and find...

Boboshtica, the ‘Forgotten’ Village of Korca
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Boboshtica, the ‘Forgotten’ Village of Korca

TIRANA, May 15 Boboshtica (or Boboshtice in Albanian) is a village in Korca county, in the south-east of Albania. Boboshtica is known for its amazing nature with fresh air and water, diverse bushy plants, centuries-old fruit trees, oak and coniferous trees, and many medicinal plants. Small houses made of stone with particular architecture, churches, bridges,...

“Alexander Moissi”, Exhibition About the Artist in Korca
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“Alexander Moissi”, Exhibition About the Artist in Korca

The exhibition called “Alexander Moisiu- The man and the artist” about the Austrian stage actor of Albanian origin, Alexander Moissi started this past weekend, in Korca, where the residents and tourists could watch closer artifacts, pictures, and documents that unveil some of the most important moments of the artist’s lifetime. The display presents to the...