February 2005 – October 2007
Programme: COMMUNITY PROGRAMME PIC INTERREG III A ITALY-ALBANIA 2000-2006
Title: “SHQIPËRIA – THE NOBILITY OF EAGLES
Lead Partner: Municipality of Lecce
Partners: Association of Albanian Writers and Artists, Institute for Community Democracy and Integration; Municipality of Korça, General Archives of the Albanian State, RadioNorba( radio channel), Department of Geography-University of Tirana, Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Heritage Agency, Bleve Editore (publishing house), LATV ( local TV Channel), Integra Onlus, Anci Puglia(ANCI National Confederation of Local Authorities)
This project enhances the promotion of actions aiming at bringing direct benefits in terms of available services , cultural growth of local communities, as well as to strengthen institutional and cultural ties between Italy and Albania, also promoting the image of the Land of Eagles.
For these reasons the project promoted actions finalized to recover and and promote the unedited originals from Marubi Photographic Archive; to build and promote a representative work of the best literary expressions of Albania in the last 30 years; to create educational activities in the field of media so as to improve existing skills and enable long-term collaborative and constructive relations; to make a documentary film on the natural, historical and cultural heritage of the Land of Eagles; to plan and implement a ‘literary, illustrated work, also as a teaching tool for schools to disseminate the arbëresh,cultural heritage, symbol of “roots“ and “pride“ of Albanian people.