Attention: Young Albanian Writers!

The Cúirt International Festival of Literature is offering young Albanian writers the opportunity to take part in a project that promotes literature in lesser known languages. The festival itself has been held annually since 1985 and it consists of a number of events that take place over the course of a week, with participation from Irish […]

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A visit to Berat’s only Jewish Museum

The “Solomoni” Museum in Berat is dedicated to the city’s extensive Jewish history and the coexistence between Jews, Muslims, Orthodox, and Catholic inhabitants over the last 500 years. On my last trip to Berat, my friend Jeff arranged for me to visit and to meet the wonderful Simon Vrusho, curator and tour-guide extraordinaire. Since the […]

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