Reference Code I/2-249
Title The 500-th anniversary of the national hero Gjergj Kastriot Skenderbe
Synopsis The film begins by presenting Kruje, the Skanderbeg monument and the Kruje castle. The tombstone of Skanderbeg’s warriors against the Turks. The Skanderbeg monument was inaugurated in Tiarne on the 22nd anniversary of the People’s Republic of Albania, on the 500th anniversary of Skanderbeg’s death. Comrades Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Hysni Kapo, Haxhi Lleshi, Adil Carcani, Beqir Balluku, Haki Toska, Gogo Nushi, Spiro Koleka, Rita Mrako are attending the inauguration ceremony. The inauguration of the Skanderbeg monument was attended by expatriate Albanian and Albanian scholars living abroad. Beqir Balluku speaks at the rally. Comrade Enver Hoxha unveils the monument. Comrade Enver hugs the sculptor Odhise Paskali. The streets of Tirana seem to be filled with snow. In the context of the 500th anniversary of Skanderbeg’s death, the second conference of Albanian studies was opened in Tirana. Comrade Enver and other members of the Party join the conference. The conference was opened by Karaman Ylli, greetings from Thoma Deljana. Reporting A. Buda, O. Pascal, A. Katallari etc. Foreign Albanologists speak. Cars full of people heading to Kruje. The entire leadership, led by Comrade Enver, arrives in Kruje. Comrade Haxhi Lelshi addresses the public. Comrade Haxhi presents the document of the heroic city of Kruje. The leadership walking through the old bazaar of Kruje. They visit castles. The museum on the wars of Skanderbeg is inaugurated. The ribbon is cut by friend Enver Hoxha.The Exhibition of Figurative Arts opens in Kruja, the ribbon is cut by comrade Mehmet Shehu. The streets of Lezhe . On the way to Lezha, the leaders place wreaths on the grave of Qerime Halil Galica (Shota). Dancing in the streets of Lezha. A commemorative plaque dedicated to Skanderbeg is inaugurated in Lezhe. Seit Bushati, the first secretary of Lezhe, speaks. Comrade Enver reveals the memorial. Comrade Enver, Haxhi, Mehmet, Hysni etc. lay wreaths. Leaders visiting Skanderbeg’s grave. Comrade Enver meets with the representatives of the Albanian diaspora who have come to this celebration. A solemn evening is organized in Tirana on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Skanderbeg, where all the friends of the leadership attend the event. Comrade Mehmet Shehu and Comrade Hysni Kapo address the guests (initiates the meeting). A concert is given on this occasion. A painting shows the works written for Skanderbeg. The monument of Skanderbeg in Tirana.
Scriptwriter Luan Dibra
Composer Donika Muci
Camera Dhimiter Lala Niko Theodhosi Petraq Lubonja Agim Fortuzi
Editing Xhanfize Keko
Sound Xhevat Behri
Category Documentaries
Year 1968
Release date 1968
Reels 3
Lenght (in minutes) 23
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Kruje;Tirane;Lezhe
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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