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Cultural Tourism Hit by COVID-19 in Q1
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Cultural Tourism Hit by COVID-19 in Q1

TIRANA, April 29 Recent data from the Albanian Institute of Statistics show that the novel coronavirus had a major impact on cultural life and tourism. According to INSTAT, the number of cultural events and activities declined significantly during the first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period of 2019. Meanwhile, the number of visitors...

COVID-19 Fears Shut Down Culture Venues and Art Events
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COVID-19 Fears Shut Down Culture Venues and Art Events

TIRANA, March 12 As the cases of COVID-19 infected people increased in Albania, theaters, museums, concert halls, archeological parks will stay closed until April 3rd. The Ministry of Culture informed on Wednesday that all cultural events, conferences, national councils, public hearings events planned by the subordinate institutions will be canceled. More specifically the official statement...

Museums Worth-Visiting in Gjirokastra
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Museums Worth-Visiting in Gjirokastra

TIRANA, 9 September Gjirokastra, in southern Albania, is an old city rich in culture, and history. It is mostly known as the city of cobbled-streets, castle or for its bazaar, but Gjirokastra has many museums too, worth-visiting. You could have a tour in the Museum of Weapons, where are displayed arms since the Age of...