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Albania

a country and ethnic group

Other names: Arviniti (in Greek)

See also: the Kosovo-Metohija region of Serbia

Background:

Location: Eastern Balkan Peninsula, between Macedonia and the Adriatic, southeastern Europe

Regions: Greek (in the south) and Macedonian (in the north)

Languages: Albanian

Religions predominantly Muslim

Documents:

Albanian Folk Dance, article by A.L. Lloyd in The Folk Dancer (English)

Albanian sound recordings, a listing

Singing with Zurnas, letter from Michael Kuharski, 5 Feb 1998

Dances and songs:

Beraçe, a dance

Mora Mandolinen = Rroka Mandolinen

Napoloni, Central Albanian wedding dance

Pushteno, a dance family