Cultural Center of Balkans


Naim Frashëri

(Naim Frashëri, 1846-1900) Naim Frashëri is considered one of the most important representatives of national revival literature in Albania (Rilindja kombëtare). He was born in the village of Frashër where he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish language from the rural mullah and Bektas.


The soul of the Balkans, the cradle of Slovenian literacy, open-air museum, the center of Orthodox spirituality – these are just some of the terms that describe this city . It is located in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on the northeastern shore of Lake Ohrid and it represents the center of the Ohrid Archibishopric. Since 1980, Ohrid and Lake Ohrid are under the protection of UNESCO with their cultural and natural resources.

George Kastrioti Skanderbeg

(Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu, around 1403 – 1468) One of the greatest figures of Albanian history has been and remains George Kastrioti Skanderbeg. He is remembered as a nobleman and leader of the struggle for independence from the Ottoman rule in Albania.

Franc Miklošič

(Franz Ritter von Mikloschitsch, 1813-1891) Mikloschitsch represented one of the most respected Slovene philologists of the nineteenth century that emphasized the special study of languages ​​in the Balkans.