Pristina, 30 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Elton Tota
The descendant of the Albanian national hero, Scanderbeg, Sofie Kastrioti, has arrived for the first time for a visit in Kosovo.
The descendant of Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg has been received by representatives of the institutions of the Republic of Kosovo.
“I am very happy to be here in Kosovo”, said Sofie Kastrioti, on her arrival to Pristina.
Sofia is the great granddaughter of the Albanian national hero, Gjergj Kastrioti-Skanderbeg.
In Kosovo, she is staying in Rahovec. where she is promoting her artistic works.
Gjergj Kastrioti-Skanderbeg was the Albanian war leader in the fight against the Turks. He was a warrior who decided to fight against the Ottoman invaders, who had occupied a large part of the world, including Albanian lands.
Skanderbeg fought and achieved a number of victories at that time. He died on 17 January 1468, while the Ottoman invasion continued until 1912. /balkaneu.com/