“Era Istrefi is putting Kosovo on the map — even if some don’t want it to be there. The 24-year-old pop singer from Pristina has enjoyed a swift international rise. After one of her early hits in Albanian went global and earned her a deal with a U.S. record label, she was tapped to co-write and perform the official song for this year’s football World Cup, “Live It Up,” along with American stars Nicky Jam and Will Smith.” (Politico)
ON FIRE ! Macedonian with a touch of Indonesian!
Macedonian style stuffed capsicum with rice and pork/beef mince meat with a dash of very very hot and spicy Sambal (Indonesian) sauce ! @lilyslynch #macedonia 2
Need any extra reasons for a vacation? Read @ambergib and @Forbes piece on Slovenia.
"With a population of just over 2 million people, [Slovenia] managed to attract a record-breaking 5.9 million tourists in 2018"
Don't forget to check out our events page for all the upcoming happenings in #WashingtonDC
Special Presidential Envoy @RichardGrenell’s statement following his first trip to #Kosovo and #Serbia
If you're looking for some Balkan history check out the #UNESCO World Heritage site, #Butrint National Park in #Albania.
@UNESCO themselves say occupation of the area dates back to 50,000 BC and continued until the 19th Century.