MANAGEMENT OF K. R. SPONSOR TO MAGAZINE OF ALBANIAN PROVENANCE FOLKLORE
Kosova Railways in continuance have supported different activities including humanitarian, cultural and sports ones. This time support has been given to nationwide festival Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore “Drenasi 2010” organized by Ministry for Culture, youth and sports, Drenas municipality and Pristina Albanology Institute. Festival is being held from date 21 until 25 September of this year. In this cultural activity are participating numerous artistic groups from Albania, Kosova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Presheva valley and artistic folklore groups from Italy and Turkey. In this manifestation of display of national cultural values of provenance folklore carried forward through the centuries, Kosova Railways amongst other numerous sponsors, with their contribution were the main ones.
The opening of Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore – “Drenasi 2010”, was done with presentation of few folkloric groups and with a speech held by Head of Drenas Municipal Assembly Mr. Nexhat Demaku, who in the midst of other things said that “This great cultural and spiritual treasure never went in wane, today is being unfolded with all its art, because it has been created by hearts, sufferings and scarifications of one nation” In the scope of festival has been held one tribune for Albanian nationwide traditions and values and also it has been opened the exposition of national clothing.
The Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore has its origination since year 1961. Initially it was organized only as provenance folklore evening and it has been held with name Magazine of Kosova Provenance Folklore of Drenas Municipality. Later on the festival got regional character and since year 1969 these evenings were conversed to wide Kosova festival. The Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore was being held regularly until year 1989 when it was interrupted by the mechanisms of the invader. After liberation war the festival outsets with new name as: Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore and it got nationwide character which is being held once in four years.
Management of Kosova Railways JSC, these times as well, with material support that has provided to Magazine of Albanian Provenance Folklore “Drenasi 2010”, became part of success and values of this festival, high and noble values, and necessary in accomplishment of a very important part of needs for our society – of the spiritual culture one.