From: Alice Elizabeth Taylor
What’s On in Tirana, May 8th—14th

This is the Exit guide to what’s on in the city over the next 7 days!

Movie Screening ‘Piccolo Buddha di Bernardo Bertolucci’ @Italian Institute of Culture on May 8th

The Italian Institute of Culture continues its amazing movie screening schedule with a masterpiece from Bernardo Bertolucci.  Join the CineClub to enjoy a nice afternoon of Italian vibes. Movie starting at 7pm!

Rubin Kaso Live @Tree House on May 8th

If you are looking for the perfect place to listen to some live music in super cool surroundings, then this is the event for you! Rubin Kaso will be giving a live show at Tree House and you can enjoy a nice glass of wine while listening to his repetoire Starting at 8:30 pm!

Closet Sale @Destil on May 9th – 10th – 11th

Have you heard of Albanian fashion blogger Odeta Banushaj? Odeta is putting on a huge sale for clothes from her own closet. You can choose different brands and everything will be 60 – 80% off the original price. The sale starts at 11 am!

Movie Screening from Kinoklubi ‘Ascenseur pour l’echafaud’ from Louis Malle on May 9th

The French cino-club is organising their next movie screening by choosing a movie by Louis Malle. This movie will be screened for free and it will be in French with Albanian subtitles.  Starting at 6:30 pm!

Photography Exhibition ‘Empty  Closets’ by LGBT Alliance @Tirana Youth Center on May 10th

‘Empty Closets’ is a storytelling photography exhibition by Loreta Cuka. Loreta has been working two years for this exhibition whilst always being focused on human and social rights. Do not miss the opportunity to learn more about the LGBT+ community in Albania and their everyday challenges.  The exhibition opening starts at 6 pm and it will remain open until May 16th.

We are ONE 3rd Edition @Tufine from May 10th-12th

Would you like to experience a different event with a great positive vibes and international DJs? Venus presents the next edition of ‘We are One’- you can also join in with a number of other activities on the night. Join this celebration from 5pm!

Threefiftysixam ‘Eleven’ Album Release Concert @Radio Bar on May 10th

3:56 AM band will be releasing their next album this Friday! Their spaceship is ready to surf again in the infinity space of parallel realities. Before and after the concert everyone will be treated by great music from Ger Kacerja and in between you will be able to get your album and listen to the new tracks. Be there at 9 pm!

Tirana goes LOCO Dice/UNUM Festival @Skanderbeg Square on May 10th

The UNUM Festival dates are getting closer and their final pre-party will be hosted in collaboration with the municipality of Tirana at the main square. Legendary DJ Secret 47 will be making a comeback after a long period out of the DJ booth! Free entry only for the ones who already have UNUM ticket. Starting at 10pm!

Exhibition ‘Social Artistry Colorful People’ @Kalaja e Tiranes on May 11th

STEPS Center invites everyone who wants to join and see the exhibition ‘Social Artistry Colorful People’ this Saturday. During this exhibition you will be able to watch handmade works created by kids from ‘Ramazan Kabashi’ institute. This event will start at 11 am!

Urban Roots & The Balkanista Spring Bazaar @Urban Roots on May 11th

Everyone is excited about the next bazaar happening at Urban Roots. The Balkanista has invited some of the most special local artisans, to showcase and sell their handmade goods. Finally after all the rain we can get a taste of spring during this spring-themed market. This is a charity fundraising event and a portion of all proceeds will go to Food Bank Albania and Useful to Albanian Women. Starting from 2 to 7 pm!

Hiking & Camping in Permet/Benja on May 11th

Hosted by ‘Thousands Steps’ this weekend everyone will have the opportunity to explore Permet while having a great hiking adventure. Explore the amazing Benja canion and get your first spring dive through the amazing water! You can choose to stay in a hotel or in tents as preferred.  Reservation needed beforehand!

Mountain Hiking @Bovilla on May 12

Albanian Mountain Team is organising a rock hiking this Sunday.  If you ever thought about trying mountain climbing this may be the right occasion for you. The adventure will start at 9am!

Training for young visual artists @The Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi on May 13

This training is dedicated and designed to enable young activists who want to become filmmakers, emerging filmmakers, photographers or visual artists. The training is organised by the Academy of Film & Multimedia Marubi and Open Mind Spectrum Albania, in cooperation with Stichting Art. 1  from Netherlands. Do not miss this opportunity. Here you can find the detailed agenda!

International Festival of Visual Arts, Architecture and Styling @ASA Cultural Center on May 13

‘ASA Awards 8’ will host a free-topic exhibition for everyone who wants to participate. The exhibition of every art work will happen during May 13th for every artist that participated. Learn more about the event here!

5th Charity Gala in support of the Shelter for LGBT+ Persons @The Plaza Hotel on May 14th

Streha is the only shelter for LGBT+ people in Albania and it provides accommodation, medical care, education etc for those who have been abused or discriminated against. This shelter is run on donations and this is why this annual event will help gather money for charity and for maintaining Streha. Get your ticket and join the gala that will help this community! Starting at 7:30 pm!

Quartetto di Cremona -250 anni dalla nascita di Beethoven @Art University on May 14

The 250 anniversary of the birth of Beethoven will be celebrated by a great execution of the Quartetto di Cremona.  This quartet will be playing some of the most beautiful sounds in a not to be missed performance! Be there at 7pm.