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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...

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...

Photos: Snow Coats Albania
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Photos: Snow Coats Albania

TIRANA, January 10 With the exception of capital city Tirana, heavy snowfalls hit the entire country from north to the south. Social media has been gushing with photos of Albanian cities and villages in their winter glory. Gjirokastra Photo credit: Evis Imeraj Photo Credit: Te falem moj Gjirokaster Korca Photo Credit: Ardian Fezollari Photo Credit: Olger Zace...

Visitors Flock to Korca for End of Year Festivities
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Visitors Flock to Korca for End of Year Festivities

TIRANA, December 27 Korca as a hub of culture, art, and tradition is a year-round destination in Albania. Yet the city has its peak season during winter, and especially during the end of year festivities. The number of people visiting Korca during the last week of December is enough to book every hotel, inn, or...

Korca Sees First Snowfall of the Season 
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Korca Sees First Snowfall of the Season 

TIRANA, November 19 After a hot long summer and an unusually warm autumn and no rain at all, the first snowfall hit southeastern Albania during the weekend. It has been common since a few years for the seasons in Albania to switch from summer to winter and from winter to summer. Sheets of snow covered...

The Honey Trail, Discover the Sweetest Tour in Albania
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The Honey Trail, Discover the Sweetest Tour in Albania

Interview with Susanne Wilm from Berlin, one of the initiators of Bee Albania and the Honey Trail tours Susanne Wilm, Sondor Travel, and the Albanian Beekeeping Association developed a touristic venture that explores Albania’s longstanding beekeeping tradition while at the same time supporting rural beekeepers to earn a sustainable income. The Honey Trail is a...

Opening Hours in Museums, Castles, Archaeological Parks and Cultural Sites 2018
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Opening Hours in Museums, Castles, Archaeological Parks and Cultural Sites 2018

The regional directorates of culture in Albania and the Ministry of Culture announced the opening hours and contact numbers for all the visitors that want to explore museums, monuments of culture, archeological parks, and other important sites during the tourist season May 1 – October 15. The Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed that the...