Artists from all over the world join “Tirana Guitar Days”
Due to the pandemic crisis, many of the artistic activities this period have been held online.
“Tirana Guitar Days” is taking place in May, online.
Guitarists from all over the world are performing from the conditions of their apartments and sending warm messages to the Albanian audience.
They greet the festival, Albanians and all music lovers in this difficult time. The participation is high and has exceeded the expectations of Albanian organizers. The festival has had a mass of participants and well-known names of the world of classical guitar from all continents of Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, etc.
Some of the participating guitarists are: Silvia Čičić and Redi Lamçja, Alexis Rodríguez Martinez from Cuba, Israel’s Yoni Garmider, Ingrid Riollot or Singapore.
This accompanying video shows a Redi Marku arrangement for two guitars from the “Tropoja Dance” played by Turkish guitarist Emre Gokalp and Mexican Arturo Castro for the Tirana Guitar Days Festival.
This is how the Turkish guitarist Emre Gokalp described the video:
“This is a wonderful piece called “Albanian Dance” by my dear friend Redi Marku. Initially it was a part for solo guitar but it was arranged for two guitars by him for two wonderful guitarists Mircea Gogoncea and Arturo Castro Nogueras who performed it. him for the first time in Albania in 2016. It was a pleasure to perform it with my dear friend Arturo who currently lives in Germany. Be sure that we maintained the social distance of 1 thousand km while recording this video, using the screens and edit tricks. I hope you enjoy it! ”