The Albanian actor Reshat Arbana, was honored by the Albanian diaspora in Italy with the "Skenderbeu" award, for his extraordinary personality, artistic qualities and inspiration in the interpretation of film roles and his marked human skills in acting, giving to them, originality, humanism and culture.
The award was presented to the actor on behalf of all the 24 participating associations (including Albania News), from the Scanderbeg association in Parma in a ceremony during the show "Secondo Novembre", which was organized every year by the association of Parma, on the occasion of the Albanian Independence Day.
"I have the honor and the privilege of presenting you tonight, one of the greatest Albanian actors of all time, known by all the public, inside and outside national borders".- said the organizational manager of the association "Scanderbeg", Durim Lika - He was awarded recently with the title "Nderi i Kombit" (Honor of the Nation), reserved for prominent personalities of Albanian culture.
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Tonight we want to deliver the SKENDERBEU award, for the extraordinary personality that it embodies, for the artistic qualities and the inspiration with which it has interpreted some of the most memorable film roles in Albanian history, for its marked human qualities that have made all its unique characters, on behalf of the whole Albanian diaspora organized in Italy, at Reshat Arbana. Lika said "
The popular actor, has played many roles in cinema and theater, becoming one of the most loved figures by the public inside and outside the country, wherever Albanian citizens live.
The 7 October 2011, the President of the Albanian Republic, Bamir Topi handed over to the actor Reshat Arbana, the title "Nderi i Kombit" (Honor of the Nation) with the motivation:"To the illustrious actor of the theater and cinema, who with his excellent interpretation has become one of the most loved characters by the Albanian public"
The list of associations that have joined the "Skenderbeu" award
SCANDERBEG Parma Association
FARE Network - The Network of Albanian Associations of Emilia-Romagna
RAT Network - The Network of Albanian Associations of Tuscany
ALBA MEDIA Association (Modena)
Online Newspaper ALBANIA NEWS
ART @ MIA (Turin)
BESA Association (Reggio Emilia)
NENE TEREZA Association (Ravenna)
DEA Association (Cecina Livorno)
INTEGRAIAMOCI Association TOGETHER (Cervia Ravenna)
ISMAIL KADARE Association (Rosignano Marittimo LI)
JUVENILIA Association (Forlì)
NAVI Association (Milan)
NEW AGE Association (Milan)
SALBS Association (Albanian Students of Brescia)
SHQIPONJA Association (Reggio Emilia)
TE GJITHE SE BASHKU Association (Bologna)
URA Association (Novara)
USAB Association (Bologna)
VATRA TORINO Association (Turin)
ZERI I ATDHEUT Association (Reggio Emilia)
ALBANESE CULTURAL CENTER (Turin)
Online newspaper "SHQIPTARI ITALISE"