Saturday, January 28, 2006
Ilir Shaqiri Moj E Lind E Rritur Ne Kosov Video
Ilir Shaqiri Biography
Ilir Shaqiri was born in Buroje of Drenica in 06.12.1960. He finished his primary school in Turiqec, his secondary school in Prizren, and his advanced studies of Alban.ian language in Prishtina and Prizren.
He first went public as a performer in 1978 in front of the House of Culture in Prizren. In 1983 he won the top prize in the fesit.val "Rapsodet Këndojnë".
In 1984 as part of the Culture Society "Akumulatori" in Mitrovica he wins another prize and recoginition in Kaqanik Festi.val.
In 1985 he created an ansamble with Hamez Jashari called 'Drenica'.
In 1988 he released his first music album called ' D'jem petrita ka rrit Drenica".
In 1989 he released "Luma e kuqe ka lidh besë" and "Falë te qoftë gjaku Kosovë". In 1990 he released "Fjalët e Qiririt" an his first video called "Plisat udhëtojnë kah dielli".
Ilir Shaqiri in 1994 took part in the international festi.val "Folkmoot USA " in North Carolina where he received a special prize. In 1995 he won the two top prizes in the Prish.tina Music Festival "Albanian Song".
In 1998 Ilir Shaqiri released his music album "Këtu Shkëlqen Plisi", and took part in 68 concerts all over Europe in support of KLA: Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, UK, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Holand and Alba.nia. In 1999 he released "Çlirimtari". In 2000 "Garda e Kosovës". In 2001 "Këngët e Përndritjës".
Ilir Shaqiri is the author of more than 400 songs ranging from folk, traditional and argtation music. He has taken part in more than 1000 concerts and out of those 900 where done for charity. Since 1988 he has been the most sought singer in alba.nian radio stations and everywhere else amongs albani.ans. His songs have feature in many TV channels and radio stations across the globe.