Albanian Press – Albania 1967.

To mark the 25th Anniversary of Albanian Press a set of three stamps were released by Albania on 25 August 1967. Albanian Language Newspapers were banned during Ottoman Empire. Publications in Albanian were smuggled from other parts of Europe. After Independence in 1912 a number of Newspapers were Published like “Koha”(The Times 1920-26) , Demokratia (1925-1939) , and The “Drita” (The Light 1936-39). The official Publication of Albanian Party of labor was “Zeri Popullit” ( The Voice of People 1944). Relindja Demokratike ” (Democratic Rebirth) was first published on 05 Jan 1991 as the First Opposition Newspaper.

The Stamps issued in 1967 featured

25 q – Storming Fighters and Zeri Popullit Newspaper

75 q- Printing Plant , Newspaper and Microphone.

2 lek – People Holding the Newspaper.

ALBANIA 1967 -ZERI POPULLIT
ALBANIA 1967-PRINTING PLANT & MICROPHONE
ALBANIA 1967-NEWSPAPER & PEOPLE