Albanian Independence Day Celebration

The Albanian Heritage Foundation of Tampa Bay was honored by the visit of Ambassador Floreta Luli-Faber this week to celebrate the 104th anniversary of Albanian independence.  It was on November 28, 1912 when delegates from all over Albania gathered in Vlora under the leadership of Ismail Qemali to declare independence from the Ottoman Turks who had ruled Albania for more than 400 years.  Rovena Kasilaj of the Albanian Heritage Foundation of Tampa Bay and I welcomed Ambassador Luli-Faber at a reception, which included traditional dances and songs and was held on Saturday, November 26th.

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