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EU-Cultural-Diplomacy
Programs

European Union New Strategy for International Cultural Relations

Cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue are an integral part of the values of the European Union and play an important role in promotion of human rights, tolerance, and non-discrimination across the world.

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Programs

The Arts & Culture NYC Forum 2014

Great art and culture at its best, opens our imagination, develops a critical mind and helps us to understand and accept our differences. And although the impact of art and culture may not be easily measured, the lack of it, always can.

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Literature

Crossing — Book talk with author Pajtim Statovci

The Kosovo-born Finnish novelist Pajtim Statovci, who was hailed by the New York Times as “his literary gifts are prodigius” and New Yorker “strange and exquisite”, will join us to discuss his new novel Crossing, that speaks to identity, exile, war, and love, and much much more.

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Theatre

Broken April

Deep in the mountains, a young man is caught up in a blood feud that has plagued his family for generations. With one month to live, he must make an impossible choice: break the cycle to fight for love, or surrender to fate.

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dino_korca
Talks

Dino Korca: The Pursuit of Happiness

Utopia has come to mean a place of ideal perfection, for Korca, however, utopia is a journey rather than a destination. He says: “There is no such thing as a perpetually perfect place, because life itself is but motion, always in a state of change”.

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Programs

The Arts & Culture NYC Forum 2016

Arts and Culture NYC Forum 2016 Share on facebook Share on twitter The Arts & Culture NYC Forum is an annual gathering presented by Albanian …

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Projects

IdeasCity – New Museum

Albanian Institute in collaboration with Arte Institute and New Museum is proud to present “I will Play your Soul” interactive art performance at the IDEAS CITY Festival 2015.

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Film

This Silence

“Dance is how I express myself. Other artists express themselves by way of painting, music, or acting. I express myself through the expression of the body.” — Doda.
This Silence is a short documentary following dancer and choreographer Gentian Doda. It tells the story through movement and emotions on stage, with a quiet look at New York City streets.

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Design

The Immersion Room – The Pen in London

Albanian Institute in collaborative partnership with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is delighted to participated in the groundbreaking creative technologies – the interactive Pen at the London Design Biennale.

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artist_talk
Talks

Kosova: Beyond The Name

The Albanian Institute presents Artist Talk lecture series with the visual artist Alban Muja in conversation with Colin Huerter.

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Lavriani-Arbereshe
Talks

Arbëreshë

The Arbëreshë people, also known as Italo-Albanian or Arbëreshët e Italisë, are the descendants of the Albanian who fled to Italy between the 14th and 18th centuries as a consequence of the Ottoman invasion of the Balkans.

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Saranda-Albania
Programs

Normalities

Normalities – a group exhibition show starring artists Cäcilia BROWN, Nemanja CVIJANOVIC, Dusica DRAZIC, Flaka HALITI, Ibro HASANOVIC, Jelena JURESA, Jakob Lena KNEBL, Irena Lagator PEJOVIC, Armando LULAJ, Alban MUJA, Damir OCKO, Ana PRVACKI, Marusa SAGADIN, Saso STANOJKOVIK, Kerstin VON GABAIN.

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Film Babai
Film

Babai – New York Premiere

“Babai is a masterpiece from a young master for whom we have great respect and gratitude … It had us spellbound, moved and overwhelmed” – 33rd Munich Film Festival
Director: Visar Morina. With Val Moloku, Astrit Kabashi, Adriana Matoshi, Alban Ukaj. This heartrending father-son saga is a timely look at the refugee plight as seen through the eyes of a child.

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Film

Hunting Flies – New York Premiere

Hunting Flies, by Albanian-born, Norway-based writer-director Izer Aliu, to premiere in New York City.

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Film

Film Bota – New York Premiere

The prime protagonist is Juli (Flonja Kodheli), a pensive young woman who divides her time between looking after her elderly great-aunt Noje (Tinka Kurti) in her crumbling apartment block and working at the cafe, which is owned by her cousin Benni (Artur Gorishti).

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Taulant Mehmeti
Music

Taulant Mehmeti: Jazz Duo 2015

Taulant Mehmeti, Kosovo born Albanian guitarist and a recent graduate from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music is a natural improviser, drawing upon the rich Balkan rhythms and gypsy music he grew up hearing and playing.

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David Terry
Programs

The Arts & Culture NYC Forum 2015

Directed by Dino Korca, the forum brings together a diverse range of speakers, artists and diplomats, and engages experts from across numerous fields, aiming to challenge old ideas, spark new ones, and catalyze potent partnerships across disciplines.

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dino-korca
Design

Albanian Institute has been awarded the London Design Biennale 2016 Public Medal

In the award ceremony at Somerset House, Sir John Sorrell CBE, President of the London Design Biennale, presented Dino Korca with the Medal congratulating him for the outstanding contribution to the Biennale. “We are extremely honored to receive this recognition from London Design Biennale” said Dino Korca, Curator and Albanian Institute Director.

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Theatre

Sweet Home Albania

Sweet Home Albania is a groundbreaking theatrical Monologue written and performed by the talented Albanian born actor Aleksandros Memetaj.

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