Stories from the ground

In the framework of “Europe Week 2019”, the EU Corner in the Municipality of Finiq, managed by the Directorate of Education, Culture, Tourism, Environment and the EU Programs, in cooperation with the directorates of the Finiq and Mesopotamia elementary schools, organized a contest on “EU – An opportunity for the youth”.

In the framework of “Europe Week”, the EU Corner in the Municipality of Elbasan in cooperation with the city’s Public Library, the director for culture in the municipality, Mr. Fatmir Musaj and the students of literature held a roundtable discussion on the influence of authors from Elbasan towards the European orientation of Albania. As a city of tradition and education, Elbasan has many reasons to feel proud of itself. Such is Dhaskal Todri, the first to bring the letters of the Albanian alphabet from Europe and Konstandin Kristoforidhi, considered as the father of Albanian language.

On the 3rd of May, The European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the Municipality of Elbasan, in the framework of “Europe Week” organized a Volleyball Cup with the “Ibrahim Bozhiqi” school of the village Qafe, part of the Administrative Unit of Labinot – Mal.

Elbasan, April 26th 2019 – The European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the Municipality of Elbasan, organized an information session on the European Union in the Qafë village, part of the Labinot-Mal Administrative unit, located about 35 kilometers away from Elbasan city. The meeting was held at the “Ibrahim Bozhiqi” high school, with the presence of this year’s graduate students.

LUSHNJE, MAY 13th 2019 – In the framework of Europe Week, the European Integration Unit in the Municipality of Lushnje, organized a recital with the city’s “Children’s Cultural Center”.

Participating in this music activity were the coordinators of the European Integration Unit in the Municipality of Lushnje, teachers and parents from the Children’s Cultural Center, as well as representatives of the city’s Municipality.

Kavaja, May 9th 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Week”, the EU Corner in the Municipality of Kavaja organized the “Europe Cup” annual event. This football competition was organized with the participation of the city’s elementary schools, as well as with the cooperation of the Culture and Sports Directorate. The Cup’s final match was played by “Mehmet Babamusta” and “Fiqiri Kurti” elementary schools. In the end the awarded winner was the “Fiqiri Kurti” school. In the end the awarded winner was the “Fiqiri Kurti” school.

VLORA, May 9th 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Day”, the European Integration Unit in the Municipality of Vlora, in cooperation with the Regional Education Directorate of the city, organized a festive event with students of the Municipality of Vlora high schools.

The activity was organized in two sessions.

VLORA, May 6th 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Week”, Vlora hosted the “Municipality of youth” activity, where young students of the city became the representatives of their town, by playing the role of the city Councilors. 

May 9th, 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Week”, the European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the Municipality of Maliq organized an event on the “Municipality of youth”. For one day, the young people of Maliq became the City Councilors. 

The activity involved the excellent students of “Skenderbeu” high school in Maliq, who gathered in the City Hall, where for one day they were the decision makers.  The students came up with a series of requests and proposals addressed to the Mayor, who welcomed all of them.

In the framework of “Europe Week”, the EU Corner in the Municipality of Durres organized a children’s activity at the “Heritage and Education Association”, with the participation of the book club kids. 

The event was organized in the form of an imaginary journey through the cities of several EU member states.

While reading stories from “The Mysteries of the Golden Stars” book, the kids stopped to ask questions and get additional information on each given town, their particularities, history, the country they belong to, etc.

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