Something in between being a Kosovar and Swiss

By: Valon Xoxa    June 12, 2014

“I would like to have the respect and order of the Swiss, the optimism and strong will of the Kosovars”. Valon Behrami takes a shot at explaining the multi layered identity of the diaspora community. The SSC Napoli star tells of his blended identity at the Aargauer Zeitung Show where among a series of quick questions, he was asked to talk of his national preference. Among other flash questions, Behrami talked of his affection for the Italian lifestyle “I like the culture here. In Serie A, the physical component is more emphasized and I feel comfortable.

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Valon Xoxa

Valon Xoxa is a staff member of 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 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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