Albanian Independence Day

Assemblyman Gjonaj with honoree Zeqir Kujaj.
Photo by Laura Stone

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted an Albanian Independence Day celebration on Sunday, November 30 at Maestro’s Caterers. The celebration—which featured a flag raising, traditional song and dance, and a presentation of awards—commemorated the 102nd annual Albanian Independence Day. (Above) Albanian dancers performed in native dress. (Insert) Assemblyman Gjonaj with honoree Zeqir Kujaj.Photo by Laura Stone

Gina Vushaj displays her Albanian pride.
Photo by Laura Stone

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Youth performed the Albanian national anthem.
Photo by Laura Stone

Annabella Nilaj and dad Aleksander enjoyed the event
Photo by Laura Stone

Albanian dancers performed in native dress.
Photo by Laura Stone

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