On Monday, October 19 Albania celebrates its National Day at Expo Milano 2015: a chance to learn about the traditions, history and culture of this country. The day opens at the Open Plaza with the official ceremony attended by the Italian and Albanian authorities. Afterwards visitors can discover the country and its customs at its Pavilion located in the Bio-Mediterraneum Cluster.
Albania offers visitors a unique opportunity to get to know and experience its natural beauty and its cuisine, as well as learn about the effectiveness and creativity of its regions, its history and its local products. Due to its geographical position and mild climate, Albanian cuisine is a fusion of various influences arriving from the Mediterranean, the Balkans and Europe. Highly nutritious and rich in unique flavors, the cuisine of this ancient land is as rich and varied as its history.
Albania. Between yesterday and tomorrow, with boldness
The gastronomic traditions of this land reflect the richness and variety of its history, influenced by Greek and Turkish cooking and recognizable by the presence of simple ingredients with a bold flavor. For anyone curious to explore it, Albania offers itself generously to visitors, revealing fine mountain landscapes, hilly areas, lakes, woodlands, fields of olive trees, crystalline sea and Mediterranean vegetation. Dominated by Illyrians, Romans and Greeks, this land his always fought to defend its freedom and its traditions.