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Veliaj honors with the medal 'Gratitude of the City' the poet and author of the lyrics, Zhuliana Jorganxhi: Thank you for inspiring us a lot even in difficult times

Veliaj honors with the medal 'Gratitude of the City' the poet and

The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, awarded with the medal "Gratitude of the City" the poet and author of the lyrics, Zhuliana Jorganxhi, on her 75th birthday. In a warm reception, where besides the well-known artist, other art names were invited such as: Enver Shëngjergji, Alida Hisku, Justina Aliaj, Zhani Ciko, Robert Radoja, Shqipe Zani, Agim Krajka, Liljana Kondakci, Edith Mihali, Ilir Cumani and Sivana Brace, the mayor said he was happy that, on the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of Tirana as the Capital, the city is honoring one of its most inspiring characters.

Veliaj honors with the medal 'Gratitude of the City' the poet and

"Zhuliana Jorganxhi is probably the purest memory of my childhood, of those songs, poems, verses and verses. Thank you for inspiring us in a very, very difficult time, when not only the word had to be chosen to inspire, but when the word had to be chosen not to be censored, to survive and to give courage in difficult times , in transition times. I am very happy that you have returned to Tirana on this 100th anniversary and to honor with this medal as one of the most inspiring figures of these 100 years ", said Veliaj.

Veliaj honors with the medal 'Gratitude of the City' the poet and

Even the artist herself, much loved, especially for those who have grown up with her songs, expressed herself highly appreciated and grateful for the honor on the 75th anniversary of her birth.

"I am very grateful to you for the great honor you are doing me. I wish you health and greater and greater success! Let art and culture flourish, not only in Tirana, but in all of Albania. I am very, very grateful to you ", said Jorganxhi.

Zhuliana Jorganxhi is one of the most distinguished and vocal names of our national art and culture of the century we left behind, but also of this beginning of the century. Master of the word engraved in the verse, powerful hurricane of symbolism and metaphor in the Albanian song, the lyricist and the inspiration that with her message lifted the hearts of the Albanians here and there on the border.