Book, Art and Heritage Festival is the International Cultural Festival, which aims to encourage and strengthen the bond of generations with Books and Culture in a comprehensive mobilization encouraged through original and impactful formats that contribute to the promotion and transmission of culture, customs and heritage, in a virtual set of values, cultivating awareness and pride for the treasures of humanity. Organized under the auspices of the Municipality of Tirana and the Ministry of Culture, the event is a revival for all actors and factors of culture, masters of arts, the author, the writer, translator, researcher, painter, and through them, complete the circle up to the most distant bibliophile. The Cultural Festival shows that it was time for Tirana to make its own an event of such an importance, originality, creativity and standards that line up to other European capitals, playing again the “card of culture”, as quoted in the international media by giving value to the frequency importance of cultural and artistic activities.
The Festival is designed to provide with the necessary space the exhibition stands, as well as the common spaces for the organization of joint activities with the same mission as that of bringing the generations closer to Art and Culture; an innovative configuration with venues and events calendar very visitor-oriented, in which the public itself is as much a “spectator” and a protagonist.
Tirana of City of Culture does not speak only in the singular, but becomes the natural epicenter of Albanian culture, language and literature, representing the triangle of values Tirana-Pristina-Skopje: natural cultural connection with neighboring countries, presentation of cross-border projects related to books, literature, culture; unified publications of works belonging to Albanian people and the Albanian language.
The corner dedicated to the Creative Europe Program awarded projects, was presented not only as a parade of titles and names, but as a genuine training Atelier about the immense opportunities offered by the Program, the ways of participation, selection of tangible topics from literary translation funds to Cultural Heritage as a “mission” in itself.
The next edition is being elaborated at the “art workshops” of KlikEkspoGroup, in a new medium format, which together with the group of artists and art professionals, we will bring back in the spring of 2022. Stay tuned for news !