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There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 
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There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 

TIRANA, May 28 The Albanian capital is turning into a cultural hub for the region and beyond. For six days Tirana will host the International Puppet Theatre Festival Albania. This festival will showcase original performances by puppet theatres from all over the world. (Find the program below) Theatres and companies from China, Turkey, Spain, Romania,...

Albania, a Tempting and Cheap Destination for Spanish Tourists
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Albania, a Tempting and Cheap Destination for Spanish Tourists

TIRANA, May 21 Numerous newspapers, television networks, travel websites are writing about Albania as the place to visit during 2018. Recently, the Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia wrote a similar article to its readers. The tourism industry is one of the most important sectors of the economy in Spain. While millions of tourists flock to...

Cargo Volumes Handled by Durres Port on the Rise
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Cargo Volumes Handled by Durres Port on the Rise

TIRANA, October 24 Maritime trade exchange through Durres Port, the largest in Albania, increased during the first nine months of 2017.Maritime trade volume increased especially with Italy, Russia, and Turkey. More than 2.1 million tons of good were traded from Durres port to more than 63 different seaports in the Mediterranean region, in the United...

Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania
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Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania

TIRANA, October 13 Mid-October marks the beginning of olive harvest season in Albania. Olive cultivation in Albania is focused in the south-central, southwestern and southern areas as they offer the right soil and climate conditions. Based on the data provided by the International Olive Oil Council, where the country adhered in 2009, Albanians consume 10kg...

Albania Looking to Surprise Against Spain and Italy
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Albania Looking to Surprise Against Spain and Italy

TIRANA, October 6 Albania will face Spain of Friday evening at 8:45 hours in Hose Rico Perez Stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Albania ranks third in the solid Group G that contains some strong European Teams such as Spain and Italy that have won the World Cup title respectively one and four...

Albania’s Fish Processing Industry at Risk of Drowning
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Albania’s Fish Processing Industry at Risk of Drowning

TIRANA, February 13 The fast growing fish processing industry in Albania is hampered by the duty-free limit for exports. Over 4,000 people risk losing their jobs, while entrepreneurs are taking into consideration the idea of moving their companies in other countries of the region. The problem with duty-free export limits is related to the fact...

Tirana Ranks Among top 10 Sunniest European Cities
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Tirana Ranks Among top 10 Sunniest European Cities

TIRANA, July 28 In terms of annual sunshine hours Tirana beats even Spain’s tourism capital Barcelona. The Albanian capital of Tirana is ranked in the top ten list of the sunniest places in Europe with a total of 2,544 hours of sun. The list includes capitals and cities with a metropolitan population of over one...