Kadare's Birth House Ready for the Public Next January

At the entrance


Gjirokastra City Council approved yesterday  the convertion to a museum the birth house of the prominent world Albanian writer, Ismail Kadare.
 

The house is nearing completion of its full restoration after an accidental fire in 1999. 

The authorities intend the house to be opened as a museum on 28 January next year, a date that coincides with 80th birthday of Ismail Kadare.


Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Gjirokastra will administer the characteristic  and museal values of the house, which is expected to be visited by thousands of domestic and foreign tourists.

Ismail Kadare is Albania's most renowned writter in the world translated into about 50 languages.


He has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize of Literature.

In 1994, Ismail Kadare  put by himself his native home in Gjirokastra in the service of the public through a public letter addressed to the President of the Municipality by that time, Bashkim Fino.
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