Celebrating Kosovo’s Culture and Traditions

By: Valon Xoxa    February 5, 2015

The American Councils for International Education is organizing the Evening of Culture and Discovery to share with you Kosovo’s culture and traditions. The event will feature a virtual tour of Kosovo through centuries and special live musical performance by Shpat Deda, a critically acclaimed Kosovar singer-song writer, current KAEF Fellow. H.E. Ambassador Akan Ismaili, Kosovo Ambassador to the U.S will be the Guest of Honor for the night.

When: Friday, March 27, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: Mrs. Jane Blair’s Residence
5006 Warren Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016

Ticket sales from this event will benefit the Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF). Established in 2004, KAEF is dedicated to the economic development of Kosovo through the education of its most promising youth and professionals. To date, KAEF has provided 74 graduate degrees to Kosovo’s best and brightest.

American Councils for International Education expresses special thanks to the Host Committee and a select group of Albanian Professionals of Washington, DC in organizing this special evening.

Additional information regarding the event can be found HERE.

Valon Xoxa

Valon Xoxa is a staff member of Kosovodiaspora.org. He holds a bachelor degree from Westminster College (MO) in Cultural Anthropology and Sociology. Currently resides in Prishtina, and is a freelance contributor and editor at KosovoDiaspora.org. With an interest in contemporary culture, he seeks to find and incorporate articles from the Kosovar Diaspora that would shed light upon the interesting characteristics of this important global community. He has published a research article through UNDP’s School on Human Development titled “Mobility and Public Participation: A Case Study of the Kosovar Diaspora”, where a rather interesting Andersonian perspective is taken at understanding the Internet as a national identity creation medium.

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