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Durrësi Museum

Durrës, Albania Muzeu Arkeologjik i Durrësit, Durrës

The next city is Durrës, the exhibition will be displayed in the city’s museum. Why in Durrës? Because a number of people were arrested in Durres and interned in Mauthausen

Exhibition in Vlora- at Art Gallery

Vlorë, Albania Muzeu Historik i Vlorës, Vlorë

On March 28, the exhibition and project “The Fates of the Albanian Survivors in Mauthausen” was displayed in Vlora. After Tirana, the exhibition moved to the city of Vlora, the city where there were many Albanians were arrested by the Nazis in 43-44. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was attended by the director of DMO Albania, Mrs. Eva Kushova, the professor and historian Mr. Mariglen Kasmi, who will develop curriculum texts for the pupils and the director of the Independence Museum in Vlora. On her welcoming speech Mrs. Kushova invited all the citizens of Vlora to visit this exhibition as well as school students to learn about this dark side of the fate of the Albanians who were interned in the Mauthausen Camp in Austria. While the professor and historian, Mr. Kasmi said that it is important that this part of history is not forgotten but to be included in school’s curricula and for this he will take care to prepare study materials. The exhibition will remain open until April 3, to be moved to Durrës.

This exhibition is part of a two-year project, an idea of ​​the organization DMO ALBANIA (Destination Management Organization, based in Tirana) in collaboration with the National Historical Museum, funded by EVZ Stiftung Foundation (Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” based in Berlin.)

National Historical Museum

Muzeu Historik Kombëtar Sheshi Skënderbej 7, Tirana 1001, Tiranë

Exhibition with artefacts, objects, images, audio will tell the story of the Albanian survivors from the Mauthausen camp.