This weekend, on November 5 - 6, 2016, USAID/Albania and AAC-Lushnja organize the Qeparo 2016 fair. During these two days you will be able to participate in various activities planned this event:

1st day. Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Olive harvesting and processing
Place: HIMARA
14:00 – 16:00 Olive harvesting
16:00 – 17:00 Olive oil processing at “SKURAJ” factory
19:00 – 20:00 Session on olive quality and olive taste by Albanian Panel experts as well as olive oils tasting. Special remarks by the Himara Mayor and other guest speakers

2nd day. Sunday, November 6, 2016 - Field visit to Qeparo and Qeparo fair
Place: QEPARO village (10-15 minutes from Himara)
8:30 – 8:45 Departure Himara for Qeparo
8:45 – 10:00 Visit “ANI” Gjikondi olive oil processing company
10:15 – 11:30 Visit the Qeparo:
• Table olive processing,
• Local products (gliko, olive oil, raki, jam)
• Local handcrafts
• Tour to various agriculture sites
11:30 – 12:00 Cooking demonstration by Masterchef Albania 2015 Winner
12:00 – 14:00 Visit to old village of Qeparo
14:00 Cocktail in the village