2022 Events in Tirana

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Tirana is bustling with events this summer, and we’ve listed a few highlights here. Beside posters on the streets, the websites of Tirana XXL (www.tiranaxxl.al), the city’s parks department (www.aprtirana.al) and Visit Tirana (www.visit-tirana.com/things-to-do/events) are good sources of up-to-date events information.

Tirana festivals
Tirana European Youth Capital 2022
A major festival with international youth-related events spread throughout the year.

JKN International Cultural Weeks
A festival presenting the sounds, images, aromas and tastes of 18 countries, conceived as an international cultural parade and extended throughout the year. Throughout 2022.

Spring Festival
Various events to shake off winter, around Skanderbeg Square.
28 April- 8 May, www.aprtirana.al/event/spring-festival

Sunny Hill Festival
Dua Lipa's dentist dad's music festival, held both in Prishtina (Kosovo, 4-7 August) as in Tirana (26-28 August) this year.

Tirana Photo Festival
The country’s largest photography event. 9-23 September, Galeria e Artit, Rruga e Kavajës 5.

Tirana Film Festival
The 20th edition of Tirana’s film festival, with hundreds of fiction, documentary, animation, experimental short films from dozens of countries. The screening venue is the Millennium Cinema.
24-30 September, www.tiranafilmfest.com

Events at the National Historical Museum
Full details at the museum website, www.mhk.gov.al.
Spring art exhibition, 1-15 June
European Day of Cultural Heritage, a photo exhibition about archaeological parks, 26-30 September
Egypt cultural weeks, 19-30 September

Sports events
UEFA Europa Conference League final, Roma v Feyenoord Rotterdam
25 May, National Stadium

Tiranathlon: swim, cycle and run.
29 May, Farkë lake

Opera & Ballet
Full details at the Opera website, www.tkob.gov.al.

L'Elisir D'amore     5, 6, 7, 8 May
Verdi off Flash mob (La Traviata)     11 May, Pazari i Ri
Verdi off - Ballo in suits     12 May
Ballet Monger     15, 16 May
Tonin Harapi, requiem concert     17 May
Verdi off (Rigoletto)     18 May, Open Air-Park
AP Cycle, Golden necklace "Voice of the soul" Lefter Çipa concert     27 May
Symphonic Concert     28 May
G.Verdi "Un Ballo in Maschera"     2, 3, 4, 5  June
Concert "Artists of the future" & Carmina Burana     21 june, Open Air
British concert     25 June
Generation after generation "Sounds of my city" June 25, in Korça, Përmeti and Erseka
July 16 in Fieri, Lushnja and Tepelena
Symphony Concert     27 June
Ballet "La Stravaganza"     29 June
Ballet "Metangata & Tanzminiature"     30 June
American Concert     4 July
Bridges of culture - British Concert     7 July, Open Air
Concert "Bylbyli sings"     20, 21 July, Open Air

Beach festivals
Head to the coast for some of Albania’s best festivals this year.

South Outdoor Festival
Sports, culture, tradition, music, nature and food festival in Borsh. Also with sports activities and excursions with Landways. 29 April - 3 May, www.southoutdoor.al

UNUM Festival
Electronic music festival at Rana e Hedhun beach in Shëngjin, with 50 international and local acts over the course of 5 days and 4 nights.
1-6 June, www.unumfestival.com

Hospitality on the Beach
A drum & Bass music festival at Tisno's Garden Resort in Dhërmi.
1-7 June, www.hospitalityonthebeach.com

Kala Festival
A boutique festival with laid-back music, wellness activities and food on Dhërmi beach.
8-15 June, www.kala.al

Anjunadeep fest
Five nights of music, connection and discovery in Dhërmi.
15-22 June, www.anjunadeep.com

ION Festival
A music event in Dhërmi that’s a real holiday experience, with electronic music’s best artists.
7-14 September, www.ionalbania.com

Trade fairs
Tirana International Fair. 1-4 December, Palace of Congresses, www.klikekspogroup.com
TNT - Trends in Nanotechnology. 3-7 October, www.tntconf.org



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