Albanian Independence Day is also called Albanian Flag Day. Albanian Independence Day is a public holiday in Albania and it is observed after two days of Albanian Flag Day. This year marks the 107th anniversary of Albania’s independence from the Ottoman Empire. People from Albania always wanted to build a free and flourishing country independent from foreign rule. Finally, in 1912 Albanian people got their proud nation after a long struggle for independence.
Albanian Independence Day Date
Albanian Independence Day is on 28th November and observed on 30th November every year. Skanderbeg, the greatest warrior in the history of Albania was the National hero of the country who devoted his life to defending his loving homeland against those who tried to destroy it. During the 15th century, the country had enjoyed freedom for a short period under this famous hero.
Albanian Independence Day Facts
Some important facts and details of Albanian Independence Day are mentioned in the table below.
|Albanian Independence Day Date||28th November|
|Albanian Independence Day Observance||30th November every year|
|National Hero of Albanian Independence||Skanderbeg|
|Albania Got Independence in||1912|
|Albania Got Independence from||The Ottoman|
|Albanian Enjoyed a Short Period of Independence During||15th Century|
|Albanian Flag was First Raised to Publicly by||Ismail Qemali|
|This Year Albania Marks||108th Independence|
Celebrate Albanian Independence Day
People celebrate Albanian Independence Day in various activities with great enthusiasm. Large numbers of various concerts and ceremonies are organized by public and private authorities to commemorate Independence Day of Albania. The authority arranges large ceremonies in Tirana where the national flag is raised with respect in the presence of the Prime Minister, President, Tirana’s mayor, and other officials of the country. Every one of them also visits the cemetery of the national martyrs on this day.
Various concerts and parties are arranged in different places in the country where various famous dancers and singers of Albania perform there. Most of the people come out on this day and people on the streets wrapped in Albanian national flags. Apart from this, people who cannot come out on this day celebrate Albanian Independence Day by watching the ceremonies on television staying at their home.
Albanian Independence Day Quotes
Below are some famous quotes on Albania for those who are searching for the quotes.
- “He sat down with a dour face. “Ah, Shqipëria!” he said dropping his head. “Albania will never become Albania with Albanians in it!” He glanced at Jude. “Don’t ask.”
――― Paul Alkazraji
- “Even if we have to go without bread, we Albanians do not violate principles. We do not betray Marxism – Leninism.”
――― Enver Hoxha
- “If I manage to write something that I consider good and valuable in a particular place that spot automatically has a special aura for me. In Albania, there are two cities where I have written the majority of my work: Gjirokaster, my home city, and Tirana.”
Albanian Independence Day Messages
Independence for any country is always great and Albanian Independence Day is also not an exception to that. Happy Albanian Independence Day to all!