Bronxites Commemorate Kosova’s Decade of Independence

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. offered some inspiring words to commemorate the event.
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Bronxites commemorated the 10th anniversary of Kosova’s independence at an annual cultural celebration on Saturday, February 17 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Councilman Mark Gjonaj and the Bronx’s Albanian community welcomed everyone for an evening featuring delicious food, great music and ever-lasting friendship.

Borough President Diaz (2nd from l) presented a proclamation to Ambassador Tueta Sahatqika (2nd from r), General Consulate of Kosova in New York.
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Drkona Bajrami (l) and Dardan Gjonbalaj served as the cultural celebration’s emcees.
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Councilman Mark Gjonaj with special guests Larette (l) and Rokana.
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(l-r) Lejla Muriqi, Elion Ruci and Lena Nikprelaj came to celebrate.
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(l-r) Haxhi Berisha, Monroe College professor of Computer Information Sciences; Pellumb Lamaj; Kozeta Zylo and her husband Qemal, Alba Life president and founder.
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