Andi Tepelena is President of Art Kontakt ( a non-profit organization established in Tirana-Albania in 2007. The main objectives of Art Kontakt are, the promotion of international cultural exchanges and the implementation of artistic initiatives in the fields, such as: contemporary art, cultural heritage and cultural tourism. Art Kontakt also assists interested bodies in improving and implementing the best practices in the field of art management in Albania. He is also the Founder of the “Independent Cultural Scene”( S.P.K was established as an open and informal NETWORK focused on the development and proper operation of the Independent Cultural Scene in Albania

He is the author of numerous articles in Albania on the topic of management of culture and performing arts. In particular:

“Albania needs big international events”-Gazeta Shqip 2014 “Contemporary arts trends, a challenge for Albania” Gazeta Shqiptare 2008 “Nomadism in Lekurs- Revista Kult 2008 “Art Economy of a City”- Gazeta Standart 2007 “Regarding the Biennial of Venice”-Gezeta Shekulli 2007 “The challenges of an art festival”- Revista Kult 2007 “The alternative funds in the field of art”- Gazeta Metropol 2006

contemporary art,

human resources

insisting on my own ideas

Dalai lama. for his life's filosophy

determination on doing things

in cultural management field


to follow its own passion

the mistooking the plan for Italy

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