Festival of the Albanian people.. (1955)

Film-document №4580 1 part, Duration: 0:10:23 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kopalin I.

Operators: Semin A., Khalushakov R., Filatov I.


The Soviet Delegation on celebrating of the 10th anniversary of constitution of the Albanian Republic.

Historical background

November 29, 1944, Albania was liberated from germansko-fascist yoke. On November 28, Tirana, a solemn meeting dedicated to the Decade of Liberation of Albania.

Temporary description

Albania. Thira. Celebrations in honor of the 10th anniversary of the liberation of Albania from the Nazis. The meeting, attending the celebration of the foreign delegations at the airport. Delegation of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, East Germany, China. A meeting of the Soviet delegation at the port of Durres. A ceremonial meeting at the National Theater. Speakers: M. Shehu, E. Hodge (synchronously). Military parade and demonstration on the boulevard named after Stalin.

Reel №1

Mountain landscape.

Scenery of the Adriatic Sea.

Eagle in the sky.

Autumn landscape.

General view and streets of Tirana.

In the streets of the city is the people.

Meeting at the airport coming to the feast of government delegations of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, East Germany.

In the port of Durres approaching ship from the Soviet Union and the Soviet government delegation led by Minister of State Control VG Zhavoronkov.

Among the delegation met Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu.

Comes government delegation of the People's Republic headed by Lee Hsien Nyanem and other members of the delegation.

Residents welcome the arriving guests of Durres.

Passing cars with guests.

In the hall of the National Theater in Tirana sit Noble people, science, culture, art, hero of the liberation struggle, gathered at the ceremonial meeting devoted to the significant date.

The Presidium consists of the leaders of the Albanian Party of Labour and Government, representatives of public organizations, foreign delegates.

Albanian Prime Minister Mehmet Shehu opens solemn assembly.

Performs the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Albanian Party of Labour, Enver Hoxha (synchronously).

The audience applauded.

General view of the boulevard.

Stalin lined up for the parade troops.

Government platform.

Ceremonial march reveal the officers and cadets of the Military School.

Enver Hoxha.

Military School students pass them.


Infantry on the march.

Pass the border guards.

Pass the Navy.

Drove by motorized infantry, artillery.

Passing tanks.

Workers' demonstration.