Paris, November 22, 2021
The Congress of Manastir was an academic conference held in the city of Manastir (also known as Bitola) from November 14 to 22, 1908, with the goal of standardizing the Albanian alphabet. November 22 is now a commemorative day known as Alphabet Day. Prior to the Congress, the Albanian language was represented by a combination of six or more distinct alphabets, plus a number of sub-variants.
The core commission of the Congress:
1. Gjergj Fishta 2. Mid’hat Frashëri 3. Luigj Gurakuqi 4. Gjergj Qiriazi 5. Dom Ndre Mjeda 6. Grigor Cilka 7. Dhimitër Buda 8. Shahin Kolonja 9. Sotir Peçi 10. Bajo Topulli 11. Nyz’het Vrioni
Photo by Kel Marubi
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