“Dealing with the past”
On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the toppling of Enver Hoxha's statue, in the National Museum of the Secret Surveillance "House of Leaves" was developed the activity "Dealing with the past". This activity, attended by the Ambassador of Switzerland in Albania, Christophe Graf, was developed in English language. In the greeting speech, the Director of the Museum, Etleva Demollari said: "There are two reasons why this activity is titled "Dealing with the Past". Firstly because this is the title [...]
Training seminar at the National Museum of Secret Surveillance
Yesterday, the National Museum of the Secret Surveillance "House of Leaves" in cooperation with the OSCE Presence in Albania, held a seminar with witnesses of communist persecution. This seminar, within the museum's educational programs, aims to train witnesses of communist persecution in Albania on how to accompany pupils and students during visits to the museum. Also, this training serves to create a standard format for the program "Remember for not forgetting". At the end of the seminar, participants were given certificates.
Speech of Prime Minister Edi Rama at the opening of the National Spy Museum, “The House with Leaves”:
In my view, this is a very important moment of the culmination of a great deal of work carried out to give life to this Museum, in a location which history had determined to be a place where young mothers should give birth to their children, and then it transformed it into a place where fear was generated every day and was propagated from the walls of the leaves house. There are many sayings about the relationship of the past with [...]
Visit of US Ambassador Mr. Donald Lu
"It's hard to confess this story, and you're doing this part of the story for the next generations." Donald Lu 06/04/2017
Visit of the German Ambassador
The German Ambassador to Albania, Susanne Schütz visited today the "House of Leaves" Seminar Museum.
Visit of the Italian Ambassador
"Remembering the mistakes of the past is the right way to not repeat them".Alberto Cutillo, Ambassador of Italy