Celebrating the Work of Gjergj Fishta in Norway

By: Valon Xoxa    October 20, 2014

The Albanian League of Writers and Artists in Norway will be holding an event dedicated to celebrating the 143rd birth year of the great national poet Gergj Fishta. The league invites people of all walks of life who find Fishta’s writing inspiring and would like to meet with other fellow writers and artists. The event shall emphasize the importance of Gjergj Fishta, who is also known as the “Albanian Homer” as well as the first Albanian writer to be nominated for a Nobel Prize.

The event shall take place on the 26th of October at “Naim Frashëri” School Sverregata 7. Oslo, Norway, starting at 15:00.

For further information, please contact the following number;

99 56 43 51


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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