Planned activities during the conference
Concerts from an Arbëresh group and a Romany group (possibly from a Vlach singing group as well)
Documentary film: “Memorie di una migrazione” – by S. Pallini e D. di Virgilio (Italian with English subtitles)
Organized visits in cultural and historic sites
The conference official dinner (December 18th, 8pm) OPTIONAL– For planning purposes, if you want to join us at the dinner, please indicate your intentions and number of persons (e.g., accompanying spouses, partners, children) before November. The price is 30 Euros per person, and you only pay on-site (in Tirana).
Final day excursion
The conference day-long guided excursion in the city of Shkodra (December 19th all day) OPTIONAL – For planning purposes, if you want to join the excursion, please indicate your intentions and number of persons (e.g., accompanying spouses, partners, children) before November. The price is 50 Euros per person, and you only pay on-site (in Tirana). Students and unemployed pay 25 Euros.
-Mini-buses will pick up the participants at 11 am (location will be indicated during the conference)
-guided visit to the Rozafa Castle
-lunch in a fish restaurant on the Shkodra Lake
-coffee in the pedestrian characteristic Kolë Idromeno Street
-guided visit to the historic museum of Shkodra
[focus: the multi-lingual and multi-religion history of the city]
-group visit to the Mesi Bridge
Pre-conference optional activities
For participants who plan to be in Tirana in the two or three days preceding the conference, there will be information available online on ways to explore Albania with two main directions, one towards the city of Korça, and the other towards Saranda. You will communicate directly with the Travel Agencies. For assistance and guidance in the process, please contact the QSPA at Edmond.Cane@qspa.gov.al