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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...

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...

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...