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Albanian Voices connects Albanian communities world-wide by collecting and sharing individual stories and experiences. Our organization is entirely funded by donations. Please consider contributing something to help us maintain this website and our work. To donate via your mobile device, donate via Paypal to albanianvoices@gmail.com. To donate from your desktop computer, simply click the button below! Faleminderit!

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  • Pjeter Vukaj
    Pjeter Vukaj
    Currently living in Shkodra, Albania

    PJETER VUKAJ interviewed by VANESSA VILLARREAL March 12th, 2015 Los Angeles, California & Shkodra, Albania Narrator Pjeter Vukaj is an Albanian artist that was born on August 3rd, 1965 in Malësi e Madhe. He has been living, working and exhibiting his artwork in Shkodra, Albania since the Nineties. He has enjoyed writing and creating art…

  • Flurim Aliu
    Flurim Aliu
    Currently living in Atlanta, Georgia

    ***The following story —”The Mystery Man” by Flurim Aliu— is not an official Albanian Voices article. It was written for Dr. Georgie Gordon-Smith at Georgia Gwinnett College and submitted on 14 September 2013. The views expressed in this story are entirely those of its author and do not represent the views of the Albanian Voices or any of its…

  • Elson Farka
    Elson Farka
    Currently Living in Tirana, Albania

    ELSON FARKA interviewed by VANESSA VILLARREAL On January 26th, 2015 in Los Angeles, California & Tirana, Albania Narrator Elson Farka was born on March 18th, 1994. He grew up in Laç, Albania but now lives in the capital, Tirana. He is the youngest of three children. He is enrolled in a general nursing program at a university in…

  • Krisela Karaja
    Krisela Karaja
    Currently living in Tirana, Albania

    ***The following two stories—”Krisi, 5, Ready For Shkollë, August 1997” and “Krisela, 23, Pendululating on Lori’s Bathroom Window Ledge, December 2014″—are not official Fulbright Program articles. The views expressed in these stories are entirely those of their author and do not represent the views of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Department of State, or any…

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We are currently collecting stories from all ethnic Albanians world-wide. There is no one "type" of story we want. Anything is welcome! Examples of topics we have included in personal interviews are: Ancient legends, current politics, family history, favorite things, views on certain countries, hardship under communism, immigration, finding work, traveling illegally, marriage, weddings, funerals, death, birth, traditional or popular songs, religion, individual thoughts, hopes, regrets and desires. We accept stories in English, Albanian, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Serbian. Ne pranojmë histori në anglisht, shqip, gjermanisht, frëngjisht, spanjisht, portugalisht, italisht, rusisht dhe serbisht.

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