The publicly funded broadcaster Radio Television Kosovo provides television and radio programming, primarily in the Albanian language.
There are also a number of privately owned television and radio broadcasters.
Kosovo created a network of protected natural areas, including Sharr Mountains National Park, located along the border with Macedonia.
Freedom of the press was enshrined in the 2008 constitution.
Heroic epics and ballads as well as oral prose traditionally played an important part in relaying the history and myths associated with the ethnic groups of Kosovo.
Recitation often was accompanied by the sounds of traditional instruments—such as the single-stringed .
For Muslims the log is known as the is the most important celebration. George’s Day (Albanian: Shëngjergji), is celebrated by members of all faiths.
In fall, Kosovar Albanians observe Thanksgiving Day (Darka e Lamës).
Many of Kosovo’s cultural and archaeological artifacts remain in Belgrade, Serb., where they were taken prior to the 1998–99 conflict.
Family support networks remain very strong, even when some members live outside the country.
Most business connections are made through these networks.
One of the best-known Kosovar artists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries is Sokol Beqiri, whose works include provocative photography, video, and performance pieces.
In the late 19th century, especially after the founding of the (the first Albanian nationalist organization; also called the League of Prizren) in 1878, a number of Albanian literary figures advocated for independence from the Ottoman Empire.