'I am Albanian', Exhibition on the Occasion of the International Migration Day
Albanian Daily News
Published December 17, 2017
December 18, proclaimed as the International Day of Migration, will be commemorated at the National Historical Museum (NHM) premises with an exhibition that includes various photographic materials on the Albanian Diaspora over the centuries.
The exhibition is called “I am Albanian” and will be organized with the support of the State Ministry for Diaspora while it will focus important moments of the Albania’s past.
It will start chronologically with the picture of the National Hero, Gjergj Kastriot Scanderbeg, as a representative of the most glorious era and the time when the first wave of Albanian emigration began.
There will be also pictures of the first Arberesh with their settlements in South Italy and pictures of Arvanits and Albania’s renaissance representatives.
The first immigrant photo in the US will bring another important moment to attention, followed by pictures of the first patriotic societies in Sofia, Bucharest, Cairo, Istanbul and Vienna.