For the second consecutive year, the Municipality of Bajram Curri in cooperation with Kukes Regional Council organized and hosted "The Chestnut Feast," an event already that has already become a tradition.
Aimed at promoting the products and byproducts of chestnuts, the event is also aimed at celebrating chestnut farmers in the hopes they will increase production.
The President of the Republic of Albania, Mr. Bujar Nishani, attended the event and honored all those present with a speech praising the organizers of the event. President Nishani added “Tropoja, with its beauty and traditions, has always attracted the attention of poets, singers, and writers, who have written and sang of this country.”
On behalf of the President, three remarkable citizens of Tropoja were awarded the honorary title of ‘Grand Master:’
- Fatmira Breçani, singer
- Hamit Alilaj, writer
- Azgan Haklaj, for his literary and artistic activity
The event attended also representatives of local government from Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro, who in their speeches praised the festival and its organizers.