A Statue for Adem Jashari
Albanian Daily News
Published September 27, 2017
The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) legendary commander Adem Jashari will be honored on November 28 with a statue realized by Durresi born sculptor Idriz Balani. The statue, casted in bronze with a height of around 3.25 meters and a weight of approximately one tone, will be placed in the city of Lipjan, Kosovo. The work of art has been commissioned by Lipjan commune and will decorate one the main squares.
The sculptor Idriz Balani says that he had to overcome multiple technical and emotional difficulties during the realization of this statue. He stressed the big responsibility for this work of art realization in the best of his capacities in front of the Kosovo brothers.
The artist has tried to present a portrait of Adem Jashari beyond the military aspect conveying his hopes for Kosovo freedom.
Idriz Balani is known as the author of a number of statues representing historic figures like Hasan Prishtina, Isa Boletini and also some US personalities that contributed for Kosovo as Hillary Clinton and Richard Holbrook.