Kërçova Albanians Hold Their Annual November Festival In Zurich

By: Valon Xoxa    November 11, 2014

This year marks the 7th annual festival of Kërçova Albanians in Zurich, an event that has gathered the attention of many. Every year, the cultural center “Kërçova” invites fellow Albanians to a gathering of three generations, where music, dancing and traditional food are to be enjoyed. An estimate of ten thousand Kercova Albanians live and work in Zurich, thus making ti an important community that contributes to the city’s diverse cultural life.


Image Source-Dialogueplus; Photo of traditional Albanian dance

If you would like to know more on the life of the Kercova Albanians in Switzerland, their history and current affairs, please have the look at the following video coverage.

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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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