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The Gjirokastra Museum (2012) has been one of the most challenging projects of the Gjirokastra Foundation. It is one of the most modern museum built in the country after the fall of communism, and is housed in one of the most beautiful galleries of the Argjiro Castle in Gjirokastra. It showcases the historic and cultural […]

REVATO Project – “Revitalization in the Historic Cities of Gjirokastra and Berat, funded by the EU(2011-2013), which addressed a series of problems that prevent the complex efforts for the preservation and development of the UNESCO Sites of Berat and Gjirokastra. This project was one of the biggest supported by the EU in Gjirokastra. Several historic […]

EVAH-(European-Values-in-Heritage)-Project

EVAH (European Values in Heritage) Project was an inter-regional program funded by the EU (2010-13) for the establishment of a network between the organizations involved in the restoration and revitalization of the historic cities in 4 countries of the southwestern Balkan. The 24-months EVAH Project addressed these needs and constraints in the historic cities, by […]

Babameto House project (2010-2013) is one of the best examples of Restoration-Revitalization undertaken with abandoned buildings in Gjirokastra. This project brought together more than 70 owners of the property, two NGOs, and a partnership with state institutions; with donor support for its successful implementation. Now the House is open for the public, it is used […]

The National Fair of Crafts, Heritage and Tourism: it has been held every autumn since 2007 and its aim is to encourage arts and crafts production with the goal of encouraging the use of heritage for developing tourism in Gjirokastra and at national scale. Every year, this Fair brings together more than 100 artisans, and […]

The Gjirokastra Experiential Tours project (ongoing Project): Based on the new trend of developing tourism of experience, this project aims to identify the traditions of local families (both in Gjirokastra and in the surrounding rural area) and use them as a source for developing niche market tourism. Among the objective of this project is the […]

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