Albanian Daily News

Albanian Daily News

Three and a half years ago, an initiative of the Municipality of Fier came to life, together with the consolidated partner Teatro Pubblico Pugliese (Puglia), to create and promote a network of theatres of Albania, Puglia and Montenegro. The idea of this networking was concretized in a project of theatres’ performances called “The De-Fest Theatre (Debate & Festival)”, which has been operating for 4 years, presenting this year its 4th Edition. A year later, this initiative turned into a winning Project in the IPA-Italy-Albania-Montenegro Program 2014-2020, entitled “TOURNEE”, which together with the De-Fest, is in this year in its third edition, entitled “Tournee/De-Fest Theatre “, financially supported and organized under the institutional umbrella of the European Union, funded through the IPA Program. 

The Municipality of Fier is the Lead Partner in this Project, with the Municipality of Barletta (Italy), the Municipality of Tirana and the City “Grad” of Budva (Montenegro) as partners. In this year’s edition, the Municipality of Fier is realizing the Tournee and De-Fest Theatre’s final event, in the form of a theatre festival mixed (coming up as pure novelty) with elements of opera singing and folk music from a folk band. In line with the calendar of activities, everything was running smoothly and this Project would have been closed in April-May of this year, but the extraordinary situation with the…

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