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Are you ready for another month full of activities? Below we suggest the very top ones to look out for in July. Enjoy:
One of the greatest Albanian painters, comes through a special exhibition at the National Gallery of Arts. From the painting “Sister Tone” (Motra Tone), otherwise known as “the Albanian Mona Lisa”, painted in 1883, up to the Dantesque tabloid “Two road” (Dy rrugët), the public will have a unique opportunity to see Idromeno’s masterpieces exposed near one another.
Every Monday, don’t miss the movie night meeting at “Reja” installation, one of the coolest places in town. The event is organized in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture, and the movie catalogue include some of the most well-known Italian classics. Film schedule: 9 PM.
The Argentinian dj Hernan Cattaneo will perform his progressive house music at one of the most popular bar/clubs in Tirana: Dada. Tickets will be sold at Dada on July 3rd, at a price of 500 ALL.
The annual chamber music festival held in Durrës has become a meeting point of music professionals and enthusiasts coming from all over Albania and beyond. The festival is in its 14th edition, and this year the organizers have reserved many surprises for the public. Click here for more.
Although its part of the Chamber Music Festival, we are proposing it as a special event, taking into consideration the popularity of Minguet Quartet, whose protagonists are known for creating an intimate atmosphere. The event starts at 19:30 at the suggestive Archaeological Museum hall. Click here for more information.
The city of Berat brings one of the most interesting summer events in Albania, through a festival that has it all: music, tradition, folklore, open-air museum, cooking, cinema! If you want to experience the UNESCO World Heritage City of Berat in the best way possible, save the dates and be part of the celebrations that takes place all over the city, including the iconic Castle of Berat. Click here for more information.
One of the most intriguing castles in Albania is that of Bashtova, constructed in a vast field at the end of the 15th century. Because of the popular beach tourism in this same area, the castle is often overlooked by tourists. It is, however, very much worth seeing and the event ##ZBULOBASHTOVËN (#DISCOVERBASHTOVA) aims to put this great place back on the map! There will be plenty of events like music, picnics, and various shows that will last for the entire day. Go off the beaten path and discover this beautiful area! Click here for more information.
Three days and three nights of party and music; 45 artists coming from Albania and around the world; games, crystalline beaches and various activities – Turtle Fest comes in its 8th edition richer than ever! The annual summer festival of house music, techno, electronic and other genres will bring many interesting names from the international music panorama, such as Sébastien Léger, GusGus, Hito and others. The location remains as always the fantastic Drymades Beach. For more information visit the official website: turtle-fest.com.
In the National Museum of Photography “Marubi” you may visit the exhibition “Photographers of Southeast Albania”, where some of the best photographers of the late 19th and 20th century have been selected to offer a rare journey through the Albanian society of the last centuries. Some of the names included at the exhibit are Kristo Sulidhi, Perikli Kaçauni, Petro Dhimitri, Kristaq Sotiri etc.
For the entire month you’ll have the chance to join groups who will be rafting along the length of the Vjosa River. Do not miss the chance to explore this gorgeous area, also referred to as the Blue Heart of Europe! Organized by Albania Rafting Group, the well-planned event is sure to be a blast. For more information, click here.
This month is by far the busiest touristic period in Albania. While, for those who love crowds, this is ideal, for those who do not, there are a slew of other places to visit that are just as beautiful and definitely more peaceful! Though spectacular, many beaches along the Ionian Riviera or popular destinations like [...]
Today, Greek movie director and 2019 Short Film Palme d’Or Winner, Vasilis Kekatos, will be attending a unique event organized by Cine Tarkosvky in the premises of Enver Hoxha’s former villa in Tirana. Three short films will be screened throughout the night, including Kekatos’ own “The Distance Between the Sky and Us,” followed by a [...]
If you think the summer fun will end with August, we are happy to say you are mistaken! On the very first weekend of September, specifically from Friday the 6th to Sunday the 8th, a real weekend bash is coming your way. Organized by IntoAlbania, “Weekend in the Park” will be nicely set by right [...]