“EESTech Challenge”

  On March 15-17, 2018, the M & M Ivanaj Foundation Institute in Tirana hosted the “EESTech Challenge Tirana” from EESTEC LC Tirana in the field of “Big Data Analysis”. This challenge was supported by Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania. “Big Data Analysis” includes analyzing data sets in databases using algorithmic methods and using language programming…

Takim informues per programet Erasmus+

Kick starting the new year with an event on January 26th

We are starting the new year with new partnerships. In the coming months we will be hosting various events in our premises. This month we are supporting EESTEC and their Info Session on Erasmus+ Programs. EESTEC (Electrical Engineering Students European Association) is a non-profit, non-government organization that aims to help and train students of Electrical…

Give a Toy, Give a Smile (2017)

Thank you all for your continuous support through generous donations! Wishing a happy and healthy 2018 to you and your loved ones! This Christmas season we took on a new initiative, to bring a smile to the children in need at one of the local elementary schools. Though this is a time of festivities there…

Festa e Pavaresise me femijet - 28 Nëntor 2017

Celebrating Independence Day with the Children – Nov. 28TH, 2017

On the occasion of this year’s Albanian Independence Day – November 28th –  we invited some second graders to celebrate this nationwide anniversary in the company of three excellent animators.  As seen in these photos and videos, it was a flag theme event with games, songs, poems and face painting, which included a puppet show…

Cash-ack-card

GIVE a TOY – GIVE a SMILE!

Are you aware that there are many Albanian families who struggle to put food on the table, let alone buy presents or toys?  While there are a lot of charity organizations who focus their work on providing food and clothes, and are to be applauded for their efforts, we feel that these children also need…

Ribbon cutting

Video of the opening ceremony is here

For all of you who were not able to attend or would like to review the opening event for our cultural center, we are pleased to tell you that the full video is here. At 23 minutes, it covers the best moments of that evening on October 10th, 2017.

Mission accomplished!

The ribbon was cut……we are now open and fully in service! It was a great evening on October 10th when, in our new building in Tirana, a variety of guests and long term friends joined us in the official opening of our offices and related facilities. Over 150 people enjoyed touring our spacious offices, with…

We are at the finish line….a great opening on October 10th, 2017!

The M.&M Ivanaj Foundation Institute is finally opening its doors in Tirana next month and the Cultural Center of the Ivanaj Foundations of New York and Tirana is now a fully functional reality, as per our Press Release, dated 09.27.2017! Located in the heart of this capital city, this center combines the goals and the…

Inside and out…….

work is ongoing inside our Foundations’ premises in Tirana e Re throughout this summer for our Fall official opening, but there is no need to set a time frame to be a benefactor. This is the perfect moment to jump on board our train of plans that would like to see other Albanian and American…

The Ivanaj Family Flag

Preservation of the old ‘glory and pride’.

After a span of eight decades, the long journey of the Ivanaj Family flag has come to an end! This large (3 ½ meters wide) emblem, made of beautiful Albanian wool, waved in the wind for the first time in 1937 on the balcony of the Ivanajs’ residence, built in the area of Albania’s capital,…