14 Notable alumni of
University of Arts

The University of Arts is 1953rd in the world, 639th in Europe, and 2nd in Albania by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from the University of Arts sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Edi Rama

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    Edi Rama
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianpainterjournalistbasketball playersculptor
    Biography

    Edi Rama, is an Albanian politician, painter, writer, publicist, former pedagogue and former basketball player who has served as the 33rd and current Prime Minister of Albania since 2013 and chairman of the Socialist Party of Albania since 2005.

  2. Inva Mula

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    Inva Mula
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    singeropera singerlyric soprano
    Biography

    Inva Mula is an Albanian opera lyric soprano. She began her soprano career at a very early age. Her father (Avni Mula) and mother (Nina Mula ) were also opera singers. She is also known for providing the voice of the diva Plavalaguna in the film The Fifth Element.

  3. Ermonela Jaho

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    Ermonela Jaho
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    opera singer
    Biography

    Ermonela Jaho is an Albanian operatic soprano. She was described in The Economist as "the world’s most acclaimed soprano". The Financial Times said "Ermonela Jaho throws heart and soul into her singing... Don't even try to resist".

  4. Aurela Gaçe

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    Aurela Gaçe
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Aurela Gaçe is an Albanian singer and songwriter. She is a three-time Festivali i Këngës winner, a three-time Kënga Magjike winner and a two-time Balkan Music Award winner for Balkan's Song of the Year and Best Singer from Albania. She was a judge on the third season of The Voice of Albania.

  5. Anri Sala

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    Anri Sala
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    video artistprintmaker
    Biography

    Anri Sala is an Albanian contemporary artist whose primary medium is video.

  6. Kejsi Tola

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    Kejsi Tola
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kejsi Tola is an Albanian singer and songwriter. She is best known for representing Albania at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, after winning the 47th edition of Festivali i Këngës.

  7. Laert Vasili

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    Laert Vasili
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actortheatrical directorwritertranslator
    Biography

    Laerti Vasili is a Greek-Albanian film and stage actor and director.

  8. Ornela Vorpsi

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    Ornela Vorpsi
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    photographerwriterpainter
    Biography

    Ornela Vorpsi, is an Albanian writer and photographer. Vorpsi studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan, and has been living and working in Paris since 1997. In 2012 she was named one of the 35 best writers of Europe in Best European Fiction by Aleksander Hemon and Zadie Smith.

  9. Arben Imami

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    Arben Imami
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Arben Fahri Imami is an Albanian politician and former actor. He served as the minister of defense between 2009 and 2013.

  10. Leon Qafzezi

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    Leon Qafzezi
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film directorwriterjournalistfilm criticpoet
    Biography

    Leon Qafzezi is an Albanian writer and cineaste.

  11. Vénera Kastrati

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    Vénera Kastrati
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Vénera Kastrati is an Albanian contemporary artist.

  12. Piro Qirjo

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    Piro Qirjo
    Born in
    Albania Flag Albania
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Piro Qirjo is an Albanian actor and director. Most notably, he played Gjorg Berisha in Të paftuarit of Ismail Kadare's adaptation of Broken April and the German Wehrmacht major Max in Kronikë e një nate. His directing career is known for documentary films and various advertisement films.

  13. Qëndrim Rijani

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    Qëndrim Rijani
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    theatrical directorfilm director
    Biography

    Qëndrim Rijani is an Albanian director of theatre, film and opera. He has directed many plays, Albanian and foreign, that were performed in many different countries in Europe and that have been honored with many awards in various festivals. His plays are characterised by his direct and rough style. He is the director of the first Albanian opera in North Macedonia.

  14. Gentian Lulani

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    Gentian Lulani
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Gentian Lulani, better known as Gentian is an Albanian artist.