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.
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
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
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
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
A boutique festival with laid-back music, wellness activities and food on Dhërmi beach.
8-15 June, www.kala.al
Five nights of music, connection and discovery in Dhërmi.
15-22 June, www.anjunadeep.com
A music event in Dhërmi that’s a real holiday experience, with electronic music’s best artists.
7-14 September, www.ionalbania.com
Tirana International Fair. 1-4 December, Palace of Congresses, www.klikekspogroup.com
TNT - Trends in Nanotechnology. 3-7 October, www.tntconf.org