Russian League of Writers and Artists awarded with “Pushkin Prize” the Albanian translator Vangjush Ziko and the printing house Argeta LMG

On October 7, 2018 the Russian League of Writers and Artists awarded with “Pushkin Prize” the
Albanian translator Vangjush Ziko and the printing house ARGETA LMG. In this event, which was
organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Albania, in cooperation with “Fan
S. Noli” university, and the Albanian-Russian Friendship Association, Korça branch, participated the
Ambassador of Russian Federation in Albania, Mr. Alexander Karpushin, the President of the Russian
League of Writers and Artists, Vladimir Masalov, representatives of the Albanian-Russian Friendship
Association, as well as other guests. In his speech, the Rector, Prof. dr. Ali Jashari, said that Vangjush
Ziko has given an important contribution not only as translator and author, but also as the first
pedagogue of Albanian language and literature at this University. Ambassador Karpushin stated that
Vangjush Ziko ranks among the most successful Albanian translators, who has translated over 200
publications of various Russian authors. The Prize was handed over to his nephew, Mr. Agim Pili, who
read sincere greeting and thanks from the translator Vangjush Ziko, who actually lives in Canada.
The prize for ARGETA LMG publishing house was given to its president, Mr. Mehmet Gëzhilli, by the
President of Russian League of Writers and Artists, Vladimir Masalov. Then the head of Albanian-Russian
Friendship Association, Prof. dr. Avni Xhelili, presented his paper: "Vangjush Ziko as an author and
talented translator”. At this ceremony, the Russian Embassy awarded with Honorary Diploma the
pedagogue Prof.as.dr Irena Nikaj at the same time head of Albanian-Russian Friendship Association,
Korca Branch, as well as the secretary of this association, Mr. Mihallaq Milo. The event concluded with
an artistic program.

Location (Map)

Lidhu me ne

Contacts

Rector
Prof. dr.  Ali Jashari

Tel. : +355 822 42230
         +355 676385000

e-mail:  ajashari@unkorce.edu.al
            alijashari@yahoo.com
            rektorati@yahoo.com

Secretary of Rector
Megi Pashko

Tel. : +355 822 42230
e-mail: megipashko@yahoo.com
        rektorati@yahoo.com

Deputy Rector for curricula and academic management
Prof. as. dr.  Majlinda Bello

Tel. : +355 822 42580
e-mail: mbello@unkorce.edu.al
            rektorati@yahoo.com

Deputy Rector for scientific research and project management
Dr. Erinda Papa

Tel: +355 822 42580
e-mail: erindapapa@yahoo.com

Administrator of University

Msc. Enslemvera Zake (Furxhi)
Tel: +355 822 43609
e-mail: eni_furxhi@yahoo.com

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