2017 in Albania

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See also: Other events of 2017
List of years in Albania

The following lists events in the year 2017 in Albania.




  • 18 February - The opposition during a protest held in Tirana, announced that all the opposition parties will boycott the parliament because of the current situation in the country.


  • 12 March - Four ministers of the government resign amid corruption accusations by the opposition.[1]



  • 9 May - Albania competes in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with Lindita Halimi and her song World but fails to qualify for the grand final
  • 18 May - Political leaders met in Tirana, accepting the package deal offered by the EU and US. The political crisis came to an end.
  • 23 May - New caretaker government voted in the parliament. Six ministers and the vice-prime minister, proposed by the opposition, were voted by majority. [2]


  • 25 June - Voters go to the polls to vote in a parliamentary election which would determine the EU's enlargement with Albania joining.[3]


  • 1 December At least one person dies after heavy flooding with another three injured and 18 homes destroyed. [4]



  1. ^ "Albania's prime minister announces replacement of four ministers".
  2. ^ New Ministers Voted, Caretaker Government Officially on Duty Albania Daily News
  3. ^ "Exit Polls Indicate Socialist Majority After Albanian Parliamentary Elections".
  4. ^ 1 dead after major flooding strikes Albania to start December
  5. ^ "Albanian writer Dritero Agolli dies at 85". globaltimes.cn. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
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