Opera and Ballet House artists achieves success performing “AIDA” in Varna, Bulgaria

TIRANA, July 18 /ATA/ The premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s “AIDA” opera was rather successful in the Summer Theater in Varna, Bulgaria. The opera was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and was wonderfully performed in front of a wide audience of art lovers. The “Aida” had maestro Jaccopo Sipari di Pescasseroli as the conductor and Ada Gurra as assistant- director.
The interpretation of the mezzo-soprano of the Opera and Ballet House of Tirana Ivana Hoxha was also amazing. She made her vocal debut in Varna, a worthy Amneris, for such a magnificent work.
This was the second success of Albanian artists, after the one in Tirana, where the opera performance was praised highly. The opera “Aida” gathered a lot of local and foreign spectators in Tirana. Right after this success, Assistance-Director Ada Gurra went to Varna to work with the Bulgarian artists for the staging of Verdi’s opera.
Earlier, Opera and Ballet House stated that, “This cooperation that exceeds the borders of the region, strengthens the artistic ties between the two countries and enables artists to show their talent into a wider artistic dimension”./p.s./

Dozens of American artists will perform in Prishtina, Prizren and Mitrovica, within the framework of the US-Kosovo creative exchange agreement. Through the project which was signed today by the mayor of the Municipality of Prishtina, Përparim Rama, the American ambassador, Jeffrey Hovenier and the non-governmental organization “Autostrada Biennale”, American artists will present their artistic works in Kosovo, where the construction of bridges will be aimed cooperation through art and culture.
The mayor of the capital, Përparim Rama, welcomed the achievement of this agreement, where he underlined the importance of cultural diplomacy.
He also presented details of where the American artists will present their works, while he said that this project will be an added value for art and culture in Prishtina.
On the other hand, the US ambassador, Jeffrey Hovenier, said that American artists, during their stay in Kosovo, will create and exhibit their works of art.
He expressed his excitement with the achievement of this project, while he said that he eagerly welcomes the synergy created between American and Kosovar feelings.
According to him, through art and dialogue, all barriers between countries are broken.
Meanwhile, the director of the non-governmental organization “Autostrada Biennale”, Leutrim Fishekqiu, said that this project will also contribute to the skilling of young people.
In addition, the three speakers underlined the importance of deepening cooperation for art and culture in Prishtina.