Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

George Manus, 85, and his brother Ronald, 87, (family’s original name was Minici) are the last living relatives in the family that have memories of the Arbëreshë language and stories, songs, and old passed-down refrains or sayings from their grandparents who were born in Vaccarizzo Albanese, also known as Vakarici, in Calabria, and immigrated to America.

Andrew Kaczynski

Andrew Kaczynski To Arbëreshë in the Coming Times

Andrew Kaczynski joined by Prof. Françesco Altimari, Prof. Matteo Mandalà, Prof. Nicola Scaldaferri in a conversation organized and moderated by Albanian Institute director Dino Korca. This virtual seminar convened the foremost contemporary scholars of Arbëreshë and Albanalogy to discuss culture, literature, music, history and heritage, and to encourage a better appreciation of values and time-honored traditions of the Arbëreshë people.